sælig

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sēlīgaz. Cognate with Old Saxon sālig, Old High German sālig (blessed, fortunate); compare with Dutch zalig (blessed), German selig (blessed, overjoyed).

Adjective[edit]

sǣliġ

  1. blessed, fortunate, prosperous, happy

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative sǣliġa sǣliġe sǣliġe sǣliġan nom. sǣliġ sǣliġ sǣliġu sǣliġe sǣliġu, -e sǣliġa, -e
accusative sǣliġan sǣliġe sǣliġan acc. sǣliġne sǣliġ sǣliġe sǣliġe sǣliġu, -e sǣliġa, -e
genitive sǣliġan sǣliġra, sǣliġena gen. sǣliġes sǣliġes sǣliġre sǣliġra
dative sǣliġan sǣliġum dat. sǣliġum sǣliġum sǣliġre sǣliġum
instrumental sǣliġe

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Further reading[edit]

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", sælig et al.
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.), sælig