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Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dæːɑ̯h/, [dæːɑ̯x]

Etymology 1Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

dēah

  1. first-person singular and third-person singular present of dūgan

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *daugō. Perhaps akin to Old English dēagol, dīegol (secret, hidden, dark, obscure), from Proto-Germanic *daugilaz, compare Old English dēagian (to dye)

NounEdit

dēah f

  1. Color; hue, tinge.
  2. Dye.
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DescendantsEdit
  • Middle English: deie

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