aþexe

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *awiþahsijǭ, *agiþahsijǭ (lizard, newt), the first element from Proto-Indo-European *og(wh)i- (snake), and the second representing Proto-Germanic *þahsuz (badger). Akin to Old Saxon egiþassa, ewidehsa "lizard" (Dutch hagedis), Old High German egidehsa, ewidehsa "lizard" (German Eidechse), German Dachs "badger", Norwegian svintoks "badger"

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

āþexe f

  1. lizard
  2. eft, newt

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Last modified on 16 August 2013, at 19:03