eþian

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *anþijaną (to breathe), from *anþą (breath), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enh₁‑ (to breathe). Related to Proto-Germanic *andōną (to sputter, breathe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēþian

  1. to breathe, inspire
  2. to smell

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