leoþ

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *leuþą, from Proto-Indo-European *lěu-, *lǎu-.

Cognate with Old High German liod (German Lied), Old Saxon lioð (Dutch lied), Old Norse ljóð (verse, song).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēoþ n (nominative plural lēoþ)

  1. a song
  2. a tune