tungal

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tunglą, from Proto-Indo-European *denǵʰ- (to shine). Cognate with Old High German zungal, Old English tungol, Old Norse tungl (Swedish tungel (moon)).

Noun[edit]

tungal n

  1. celestial body, star, heavenly body
    is bocan skinan hedro fon himiles tunglun
    His beeches were shining serenely at the stars in the sky (Heliand, verse 600)

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