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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þurisaz. Cognate with Old High German duris ‎(demon), Old Saxon thuris ‎(the rune þ), Old Norse þurs ‎(giant).

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NounEdit

þyrs m

  1. monster, demon, giant
    Þyrs sceal on fenne gewunian ana innan lande. The monster must live in the fen, alone in its land. (Maxims II)

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