roþor

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rōþrą ‎(rudder", literally "paddle, instrument for rowing) (compare Old Frisian rōther, Old High German ruodar), from Proto-Germanic *rōaną ‎(to row), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁reh₁- ‎(to row) + Proto-Germanic *-þrą, *-þraz, instrumental suffix; equivalent to Old English rōwan ‎(to row) +‎ -þor. More at row.

Noun[edit]

rōþor n ‎(nominative plural rōþor)

  1. oar
  2. rudder, scull

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