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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hraiwą (body). Cognate with Old Saxon hrēo, Old High German hrēo, Old Norse hræ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /xræːw/, [r̥æːw]

NounEdit

hrǣw n

  1. corpse, carrion
    Synonyms: ǣs (carrion), līċ (corpse), wæl ((slain) corpse)
  2. (living) body
    Synonyms: bodiġ, līċ, līchama, hrif

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