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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From eall +‎ swā. Cognate with Old Frisian alsa (all so), Old Saxon also (all so), Old High German alsō (so, all so).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæɑ̯llswɑː/, [ˈæɑ̯ɫːswɑː]

AdverbEdit

eallswā

  1. just as, just so
  2. (with verb) likewise, in exactly the same manner

ConjunctionEdit

eallswā

  1. as, just as, even as, as if
  2. so, even so, likewise, also

DescendantsEdit