ealdor-

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From eald "old" from Proto-Germanic *alþas (old) + -or, a noun suffix

Prefix[edit]

ealdor-

  1. Prefix denoting origin, authority, or derivation
    ealdorlegu "destiny, fate; course of life"
    ealdorlang "eternal"
  2. ruler, royal
    ealdorbotl "palace"
    ealdorstōl "throne"
  3. chief-, arch-, supreme
    ealdorapostol "chief-apostle"
    ealdorbiscop "arch-bishop"
    ealdordēma "supreme judge"
  4. age, eld, life; vitality
    ealdorċearu "care of life"
    ealdorbana "destroyer of life"

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