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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwītaz.

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hwīt (comparative hwītra, superlative hwītost)

  1. white

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwītaz.

AdjectiveEdit

hwīt (comparative hwītoro, superlative hwītost)

  1. white
    • Heliand, verse 590
      that ostana en scoldi skinan himiltungal huit
      from the east came to shine a white heavenly body

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: wit