wealdend

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *waldandz; equivalent to the present participle of wealdan (to rule). Cognate with Gothic *𐍅𐌰𐌻𐌳𐌰𐌽𐌳𐍃 (*waldands), Old Saxon waldand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwæ͜ɑl.dend/, [ˈwæ͜ɑɫ.dend]

Noun[edit]

wealdend m

  1. controller, master
  2. ruler, governor, sovereign
  3. possessor, lord

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • wealdend in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary