dreorig

Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dreuzagaz. Cognate with Old Saxon drōrag, Old High German trūrag, Old Norse dreyrigr. Equivalent to drēor +‎ -iġ.

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AdjectiveEdit

drēoriġ

  1. sad
    Dēaþ biþ simle drēoriġ, for þon þe ealle menn sind ġelufode, oþþe hūru lufe wierðe.
    Death is always sad, because all people are loved, or at least deserve love.
  2. bloody, gory

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