strengþu

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *strangiþu, equivalent to strang +‎ -þu. Cognate with Old High German strengida.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstrenɡ.θu/, [ˈstreŋɡ.θu]

Noun[edit]

strengþu f (nominative plural strengþa)

  1. physical strength; power to do; force; vigour; fortitude; efficacy
    Synonyms: afol, eafoþ, mæġen, miht, strengu, þrymm, þryþu
  2. severity; violence
  3. moral strength; virtue
    Synonym: mæġen

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