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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *triuwī, from Proto-Germanic *triwwiz.

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AdjectiveEdit

trīewe

  1. loyal: faithful, trustworthy, true

Usage notesEdit

Trīewe means true as in "faithful." The word for true as in "accurate" or "real" is sōþ.

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  • Middle English: treowe, trewe