wraþ

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wraiþaz (corresponding to past tense of wrīþan). Cognate with Old Saxon wređ (Dutch wreed), Old High German reid, Old Norse reiðr (Danish and Swedish vred).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wrāþ

  1. very angry, irate
  2. hostile, savage, violent

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative wrāþa wrāþe wrāþe wrāþan nom. wrāþ wrāþe wrāþ wrāþa, -e
accusative wrāþan wrāþe wrāþan acc. wrāþne wrāþ wrāþe wrāþe wrāþ wrāþa, -e
genitive wrāþan wrāþra, wrāþena gen. wrāþes wrāþes wrāþre wrāþra
dative wrāþan wrāþum dat. wrāþum wrāþum wrāþre wrāþum
instrumental wrāþe

Descendants[edit]