frithu

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *friþuz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *prāy-, *prēy- (like, love). Cognates include Old Frisian fretho, Old English friþ, Old High German fridu (German Frieden), Old Norse friðr (Icelandic friður, Swedish and Danish fred) and Dutch vrede.

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Noun[edit]

frithu n

  1. peace
  2. sanctuary