gleaw

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Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gleaw

  1. Alternative form of gleu (knowledgeable)

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *glawwaz, cognate with Old High German glau, Old Saxon glau, Old Norse glǫggr, gløggr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glēaw (comparative glēawra, superlative glēawast)

  1. wise, prudent

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: gleu, glæu, gleaw, glew