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grædig

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Old English

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *grǣđagoz, from *grǣđuz (hunger). Cognate with Old Saxon gradag, Old High German gratag, Old Norse gráðugr (Danish grådig), Gothic 𐌲𐍂𐌴𐌳𐌰𐌲𐍃 (gredags), hungry).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈgræːdij/

Adjective

grǣdiġ

  1. (very) hungry, ravenous
  2. greedy, covetous

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