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askile

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a- +‎ *skile, of North Germanic origin, from Old Norse skjalgr (askew, wry, oblique, squinting), from Proto-Germanic *skelhaz (squint-eyed, sloping), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kel- (to lean, bend; joint). Cognate with Icelandic skjálgur (squinting), German scheel (cross-eyed, leering, envious, jealous), Dutch scheel (cross-eyed, squinting), Old English sceolh (squinting, oblique, awry).

AdverbEdit

askile (comparative more askile, superlative most askile)

  1. (obsolete) Askant.