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þyrs

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Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *þurisaz. Cognate with Old High German duris (demon), Old Saxon thuris (the rune þ), Old Norse ðurs (giant).

Pronunciation

Noun

þyrs m.

  1. monster, demon, giant
    Þyrs sceal on fenne gewunian ana innan lande. The monster must live in the fen, alone in its land. (Maxims II)

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative þyrs þyrsas
accusative þyrs þyrsas
genitive þyrses þyrsa
dative þyrse þyrsum


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