ead

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See also: éad, -éad, and 'ead

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *audaz. Cognate with Old Saxon ōd, Old High German ōt, Old Norse auðr (Icelandic auður). Outside Germanic, perhaps with Albanian eth(possession, property).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēad n

  1. (poetic) happiness, prosperity
    Geþyld byþ middes eades.
    Patience is half of happiness.

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