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 *ere-, *rē- (to row) + Proto-Germanic *-þrą, *-þraz, instrumental suffix; equivalent to Old English rōwan (to row) +‎ -þor. More at row.

Noun[edit]

rōþor n

  1. oar
  2. rudder, scull

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