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gisl

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gīslaz (hostage, sprout), from Proto-Celtic *gēstlos (hostage, pledge), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeydʰ- (to desire, wait for).

NounEdit

ġīsl m

  1. a hostage

DeclensionEdit