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drihten

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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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Old English

Alternative forms

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *drohtinoz. Cognate with Old Saxon drohtin, Old Frisian drochten, Old High German truhtin, Old Norse dróttinn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈdriçten/

Noun

drihten m.

  1. lord, governor, leader
  2. the Lord; God

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative drihten drihtnas
accusative drihten drihtnas
genitive drihtnes drihtna
dative drihtne drihtnum

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