wiþþe

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wiþjǭ, *wiþiz (rope, cord), from Proto-Indo-European *wīt-, *weyt- (something twisted, rod, switch, whip), from Proto-Indo-European *wey- (to wind, twist, bend, turn). Cognate with Old Frisian withthe, Middle Dutch wisse (Dutch wis), Old High German wit, withi, Old Norse við, viðja (Swedish vidja). Compare also Ancient Greek ἰτέα (itéa, willow) (from (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)*ϝειτεϝα (weitewa)), Latin vītis (vine), Old Irish féith (fibre).

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Noun[edit]

wiþþe f

  1. tie, band

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