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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *awiþahsijǭ, *agiþahsijǭ(lizard, newt), the first element from Proto-Indo-European *og(wh)i-(snake), and the second representing Proto-Germanic *þahsuz(badger). Akin to Old Saxon egiþassa, ewidehsa(lizard) (Dutch hagedis), Old High German egidehsa, ewidehsa(lizard) (German Eidechse), German Dachs(badger), Norwegian svintoks(badger).

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NounEdit

āþexe f

  1. lizard
  2. eft, newt

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