þeaw

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þawaz, of unknown origin. Cognate with Old Frisian thaw, Old Saxon þau, Old High German thau, dau.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

þēaw m (nominative plural þēawas)

  1. habit, customs
  2. (in the plural) customs, virtue

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 25 August 2013, at 11:56