mæþ

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *māþi, from Proto-Germanic *mēþiz.

Noun[edit]

mǣþ f

  1. measure, degree, proportion
  2. measure or extent of power; ability, capacity, efficacy
  3. degree, rank, status, condition
  4. due measure, right
  5. due measure in regard to others; honour, respect
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mēþą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂meh₁-. Equivalent to māwan +‎ .

Noun[edit]

mǣþ n

  1. mowing, hay harvest
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Descendants[edit]
  • Middle English: math

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Adverb[edit]

mæþ

  1. also, as well, too

Preposition[edit]

mæþ

  1. with, including, by, at, in, to

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Further reading[edit]

  • mäþ/ in Knut Fredrik Söderwall, Ordbok öfver svenska medeltids-språket