hreow

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hriwwiz.

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Adjective[edit]

hrēow

  1. sad
  2. repentant

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hrewwō.

Noun[edit]

hrēow f

  1. grief
    • Beowulf
      Þæt wæs Hroðgare hreowa tornost
      For Hrothgar that was the heaviest sorrow
  2. repentance

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