gearwe

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See also: geare

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *garwō. Compare Old High German garwa, garawa.

Noun[edit]

ġearwe f

  1. yarrow
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ġearwe ‎(comparative ġearwor, superlative ġearwost or ġearwast)

  1. entirely, well, enough
  2. (with verbs of knowing) certainly, clearly

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ġearwe f pl

  1. gear, clothing, attire, arms, armour
Descendants[edit]
  • English: gear (influenced by Old Norse gervi)

References[edit]

  • (yarrow): gearwe in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • (adverb): gearwe in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • (gear): gearwe in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary