spowan

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *spōaną ‎(to prosper, succeed, be happy), from Proto-Indo-European *speh₁- ‎(to prosper, turn out well). Cognate with Old High German spuoen ‎(to succeed), Middle High German spuon ‎(to go forth, succeed, accelerate). More at speed.

VerbEdit

spōwan

  1. to succeed, be successful, thrive
  2. to behove, assist, avail

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