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See also: uÿ, uy, Uy, UY, and .uy

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From Proto-Germanic *unþ-. Akin to Gothic 𐌿𐌽𐌸𐌰 (unþa), Old English *und- (up to) (providing first element in such words as until, unto), Old Frisian and Old Saxon und (until), Old High German unzi, Gothic 𐌿𐌽𐌳 (und, unto, until), Old English preposition (until, up to),



  1. prefix denoting departure, from, away
    ūþgenge (fleeting, vanishing, departing; alien, fugitive)
  2. intensive prefix
    ūþmǣte (huge, immense)
    ūþwita (scholar, philisopher, sage; scribe, Pharisee)

Usage notes[edit]

The prefix has two forms: a stressed form ūþ-, and unstressed oþ-