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From Proto-Germanic *awjō, originally a substantive adjective of *ahwō (river) ( > Old English ēa), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂. Cognate with Old High German ouwa (German Aue (meadow)), Middle Dutch ouwe, Old Norse ey (Swedish ö). More distantly related to Latin aqua (water), and its descendants: Italian acqua, Spanish agua and French eau.

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īeġ f (nominative plural īeġe or īeġa)

  1. (West Saxon) island
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