geþyld

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ġe-- +‎ a Germanic base represented by þolian. Cognate with Old Saxon githuld (Dutch geduld), Old High German githult (German Geduld).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ġeþyld n

  1. patience, resignation
    Geþyld byð middes eades: patience is half of happiness. (Durham Proverbs)
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