langsum

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *langasamaz, equivalent to lang +‎ -sum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

langsum

  1. (of time) long, long-lasting.
  2. (of actions) wearisome, prolix, tedious, tardy, dilatory.
  3. (of space relations) lengthy, extended; outstretched.
  4. (of someone) long-suffering, patient.

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References[edit]

  • langsum in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *langsum, from Proto-Germanic *langasamaz. Cognate with English longsome.

Adjective[edit]

langsum (inflected langsume)

  1. slow

Adverb[edit]

langsum

  1. slowly

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