wod

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See also: ƿod, wód, -wód, and woɗ-

Old English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wōdaz. Cognate with Old High German wuot, Old Norse óðr, Gothic 𐍅𐍉𐌳𐍃 (wōds).

Adjective[edit]

wōd

  1. crazy, insane
    • c. 990, Wessex Gospels, John 8:52
      Þā cwǣdon þā Iūdēas, "Nū wē witon þæt þū eart wōd. Ābrahām wæs dēad, and þā wītegan, and þū cwist, 'Ġif hwā mīn word ġehielt, ne biþ hē nǣfre dēad.'"
      Then the Jews said, "Now we know you're crazy. Abraham died, and so did the prophets, and you're saying, 'If anyone keeps my word, they will never die.'"
  2. (esp. with dogs and other animals) rabid
  3. (rare) mad with anger, enraged
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  • English: wood², wode

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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form

Verb[edit]

wōd

  1. first/third-person preterite singular of wadan

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English word.

Noun[edit]

wod

  1. word