wielisc

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *walhiskaz (foreign, non-Germanic), corresponding to wealh +‎ -isċ. Cognate with German welsch, Dutch waalsch (Walloon), Swedish välsk, Danish vælsk (from a Romance-speaking country).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wīelisċ

  1. foreign, not English; specifically, Celtic, British, Welsh
  2. servile

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: Wellische