hlæfdige

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰeyǵʰ-

From hlāf ‎(bread) + a second element representing Proto-Germanic *daigijǭ ‎(kneader) (compare dǣġe, dāg ‎(dough)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhlæːvdiːje/, [ˈɬæːvdiːjə]

Noun[edit]

hlǣfdīġe f (nominative plural hlǣfdīgan)

  1. a lady, the mistress of a household.

Descendants[edit]