spowan

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *spōaną (to prosper, succeed, be happy), from Proto-Indo-European *spē-/*spʰē- (to prosper, turn out well). Cognate with Old High German spuoen (to succeed), Middle High German spuon (to go forth, succeed, accelerate). More at speed.

VerbEdit

spōwan

  1. to succeed, be successful, thrive
  2. to behove, assist, avail

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Last modified on 3 December 2013, at 21:11