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-wierþe

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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

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-wierþe

  1. (West Saxon) worthy of
    stēorwierþe (blameworthy, reprehensible)
  2. (West Saxon) able to, capable of
    stǣlwierþe (serviceable)
    bōtwierþe (pardonable, forgiveable)
  3. (West Saxon) fit for, tending to
    notwierþe (noteful, useful)

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