See also: ƿod, wód, -wód, and woɗ-

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *wōdaz. Cognate with Old High German wuot, Old Norse óðr, Gothic 𐍅𐍉𐌳𐍃 (wōds).

AdjectiveEdit

wōd

  1. crazy, insane
    • c. 990, Wessex Gospels, John 8:52
      Þā cwǣdon þā Iūdēas, "Nū wē witon þæt þū eart wōd. Ābrahām wæs dēad, and þā wītegan, and þū cwist, 'Ġif hwā mīn word ġehielt, ne biþ hē nǣfre dēad.'"
      Then the Jews said, "Now we know you're crazy. Abraham died, and so did the prophets, and you're saying, 'If anyone keeps my word, they will never die.'"
  2. (esp. with dogs and other animals) rabid
  3. (rare) mad with anger, enraged
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: wood², wode

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form

VerbEdit

wōd

  1. first/third-person preterite singular of wadan

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English word.

NounEdit

wod

  1. word