hlinc

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hlink, from Proto-Germanic *hlinkaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kleng- (to bend, turn, wind, twist).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hlinc m (nominative plural hlincas)

  1. hill, rising ground, slope
  2. a bank separating strips of arable land on a slope; a bank forming a boundary
  3. ridge

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: linche, link