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Meaning of deor by Wiktionary Dictionary

deor


    Etymology

    From Proto-Germanic *deuzan, from Proto-Indo-European *dheusom .

    Germanic cognates include Old Saxon dior ( Dutch dier ), Old High German tior ( German Tier ), Old Norse dýr ( Danish dyr, Swedish djur ), Gothic �������� dius. The Indo-European root also led to Lithuanian dvēsti, Lettish dvēsele, Slavic *duša ( Russian душа ) .

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /deːor/

    Noun

    dēor n .

    1. beast, wild animal

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