See also: treoƿ

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *treuwu, from Proto-Germanic *trewwō.

Cognate with Middle Dutch trouwe (Dutch trouw), Old Saxon treuwa, Old High German triuwa (German Treue).

NounEdit

trēow f

  1. truth to a promise; faith
  2. truth to a person; fidelity, fealty, loyalty
  3. grace, favour, help
  4. an assurance of faith; word, promise, engagement, covenant, league
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: truce

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *treu, from Proto-Germanic *trewą. Germanic cognates include Old Frisian trē, Old Saxon trio, Old Norse tré, Gothic 𐍄𐍂𐌹𐌿 (triu).

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NounEdit

trēow n

  1. a tree
  2. a material, wood
  3. (collective) trees, a wood
  4. tree as in roof tree, saddle tree; a piece of wood, a beam, log, stake, staff, cudgel
    1. gallows; cross
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