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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

hwæte

  1. Alternative form of whete

Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwaitijaz, from *hwītaz (white). Compare Old Saxon hueti (Low German Weten), Old High German hwaizi, weizi (German Weizen), Old Norse hveiti (Danish hvede, Norwegian hvete, Icelandic hveiti), Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌴𐌹𐍃 (ƕaiteis).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hwǣte m

  1. wheat

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