ondrædan

Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *andarādan. Equivalent to and- +‎ rǣdan.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ondrǣdan

  1. to be scared (+accusative or genitive of something) (often with a dative reflexive pronoun)
    Ondrǣtst þū þē þīestra?
    Are you afraid of the dark?
    Hwæs lā ondrǣtst þū þē swā swīðe, Godes wrace?
    What are you so afraid of, God's wrath?

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: adreden, dreden