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feax

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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fahsą (hair, mane), from Proto-Indo-European *poḱs- (hair). Cognate with Old Frisian fax (hair), Old Saxon fahs (hair), Old High German fahs (headhair), Old Norse fax (mane).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfæɑxs/, /ˈfæɑks/

NounEdit

feax n

  1. hair on the head
    Ðæt feax ðonne on hiera heafde getacnað þa uterran geðohtas — The hair on their head signifies outer thoughts. (Gregory's Pastoral Care)

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