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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwītaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hwīt (comparative hwītra, superlative hwītost)

  1. white

DeclensionEdit

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case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative hwīta hwīte hwīte hwītan nom. hwīt hwīte hwīt hwīta, -e
accusative hwītan hwīte hwītan acc. hwītne hwīt hwīte hwīte hwīt hwīta, -e
genitive hwītan hwītra, hwītena gen. hwītes hwītes hwītre hwītra
dative hwītan hwītum dat. hwītum hwītum hwītre hwītum
instrumental hwīte

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwītaz.

AdjectiveEdit

hwīt (comparative hwītoro, superlative hwītost)

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

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