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From the Old English æsc.

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æsc (plural æscas)

  1. The symbol Æ, æ.

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From Proto-Germanic *askaz, *askiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ōs- (ash). Cognate with Old Saxon ask (Dutch es), Old High German asc (German Esche), Old Norse askr (Swedish ask). The Indo-European root, in various forms, is also the source of Ancient Greek οξύα (oksua) ‘beech, spear-shaft’, Latin ornus, Russian ясень ‘ash’, Lithuanian úosis.

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æsc m

  1. ash tree
  2. (poetic) spear
  3. the runic letter
  4. the letter Æ, æ

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  • English: æsc, ash
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