sparwe

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old English spearwa, from Proto-Germanic *sparwô.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspar(ə)wə/, /ˈsparɔu̯(ə)/, /ˈsparuː(ə)/

Noun[edit]

sparwe (plural sparwes or sparewen)

  1. The sparrow or its meat.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: sparrow
  • Scots: sparrowe, sparow

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