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deaþ

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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
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Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dauþuz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰautus. Cognate with Old Frisian dāth (West Frisian dead), Old Saxon dōd (Dutch dood), Old High German tōd (German Tod), Old Norse dauðr, dauði (Swedish död), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌸𐌿𐍃.

Noun

dēaþ m.

  1. death

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative dēaþ dēaþas
accusative dēaþ dēaþas
genitive dēaþes dēaþa
dative dēaþe dēaþum


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