salnes

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a derivative of Proto-Germanic *sailaz ‎(silent), from Proto-Indo-European *seyl- ‎(to be silent) + -nes ‎(-ness). Related to Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌰𐍃𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌽 ‎(anasilan, to cease, become silent), Latin sileō ‎(be silent), Old English seoloþ ‎(sea, lake).

Noun[edit]

sālnes f

  1. silence.