-wierþe

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Proto-Germanic *wirþijaz (worthy, worth).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌwi͜yr.θe/, [ˌwi͜yrˠ.ðe]

SuffixEdit

-wierþe

  1. (West Saxon) worthy of
    stēorwierþeblameworthy, reprehensible
  2. (West Saxon) able to, capable of
    stǣlwierþeserviceable
    bōtwierþepardonable, forgiveable
  3. (West Saxon) fit for, tending to
    notwierþenoteful, useful

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: stalwart