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HWELP

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
HWELP, es; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§325; §335;
A WHELP, a young dog, the young of other animals; catulus
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  • Hund canis, hwylp

    catulus,

      Wrt. Voc. 78, 53.
  • Hwelp

    catulus [leonis ],

      Ps. Th. 16, 11.
  • Ða hwelpas etaþ of ðám crumum ðe of hyra hláforda beódum feallaþ

    catelli edunt de micis quæ cadunt de mensa dominorum suorum,

      Mt. Kmbl. 15, 27: Mk. Skt. 7, 28.
Etymology
[Laym. whelp: Orm. (leness) whellp: A. R. hweolp: Prompt. Parv. whelp, lytyl hownde catellus, catulus: O. Sax. hwelp: Icel. hvelpr: Dan. hvalp: O. H. Ger. hwelf the young of animals (lion, tiger, ape).]
Derived forms
DER. león-, wæl-hwelp.
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  • HWELP, n.