soþ

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sanþaz. Cognate with Old Saxon sōð, Old Norse sannr, saðr. See also English sooth.

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Adjective[edit]

sōþ

  1. true, real

Noun[edit]

sōþ n

  1. truth
    • Maxims II, 9-10
      Soð bið swicolost, sinc byð deorost,
      gold gumena gehwam, and gomol snoterost [...]
      Truth will be trickiest, treasure the dearest,
      gold is for all men, and the old one is wisest [...]

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