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See also: ethel and Ethel

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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ōþalą, from Proto-Indo-European *āt- (race, people). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian ēthel, Old High German uodal, Old Norse óðal.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːθel/, [ˈeːðel]

NounEdit

ēþel m

  1. One's ancestral land, home, territory.
    Ic ealne geondhwearf eðel Gotena. I travelled through all the country of the Goths.
  2. the rune

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