hriþ

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hrīþō (sudden attack; seizure; fit; storm). Cognate with Old Norse hríð.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hrīþ f

  1. snowstorm; storm, tempest
    • Hrið hreosende hrusan bindeð.
      The falling snowstorm binds the earth. (The Wanderer)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hriþiz. Cognate with Old High German rito. Perhaps ultimately from the same source as Welsh cryd.

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Noun[edit]

hriþ m

  1. fever

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hrinþaz. Cognate with Old High German hrind, rind.

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Noun[edit]

hrīþ n (nominative plural hrīþeru or hrīþera)

  1. A neat
  2. (in the plural) cattle
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