triuwa

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old Saxon treuwa, Old English trēow, Gothic triggwa ‎(triggwa), from Proto-Germanic *trewwō (with ablaut variant: Old English trūwa, Old Norse trú).

Noun[edit]

triuwa f

  1. faithfulness, loyalty, truth
  2. contract, pact, alliance

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German triuwe, triwe, triu
  • German: Treue
  • traun (interjection "in truth, verily, truly" via the fixed phrase in triuwen

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *triwwiz. More at triuwi.

Noun[edit]

triuwa f

  1. faithfulness