stræl

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *strēlaz, *strēlō(arrow, ray, beam), from Proto-Indo-European *strēl- *strēlā-(arrow, beam). Cognate with Old Saxon strāla, Middle Dutch strael (Dutch straal), Old High German strāla (German Strahl). The Indo-European root was also the source of Old Slavic strěla (Russian стрела(strela)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

strǣl m ‎(nominative plural strǣlas)

  1. an arrow

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