aimaitjōn


aimaitjōn

Germanisches Wörterbuch . 2014.

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  • ant — [OE] The word ant appears to carry the etymological sense ‘creature that cuts off or bites off’. Its Old English form, æmette, was derived from a hypothetical Germanic compound *aimaitjōn, formed from the prefix *ai ‘off, away’ and the root *mait …   Word origins


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