earendel

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *Auziwandilaz, from *auzi (dawn) + *wandilaz (fluctuating, variable, wandering), perhaps via the intermediate forms *ēarwendel or *ēarwandel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæ͜ɑː.ren.del/

Proper noun[edit]

ēarendel m

  1. the morning star
  2. the dawn
    • 11th century, Durham Hymnal gloss:
      [aurora iam spargit polum] eorendel eallunga geondstret heofon
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