hryre

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hruzjaz (a fall, collision), from Proto-Indo-European *krow- (to fall, beat, break). Related to Old English hrēosan (to fall, plunge, rush, topple). More at hurt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hryre m

  1. a fall or descent
    Hægles hryre: a fall of hail.
  2. downfall, destruction, ruin
    Hryre wong gecrong: the place has fallen to ruin. (The Ruin)

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