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the playing mantisthe playing mantis Posts: 2,129
edited November 2013 in The bottom bracket
I though this place was becoming an uninspired yawn fest too.

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  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    hiw...

    Old English
    Alternative forms
    hēow
    hīew
    hīow

    Etymology 1
    From Proto-Germanic *hiwją (“shape, form, appearance, blee”), from Proto-Indo-European *kew- (“skin, complexion”). Cognate with Bornholm Danish hy (“complexion”), Gothic (hiwi, “form, appearance”), Old Norse hý (“down of birds”), Swedish hy, Sanskrit [script?] (chavī, “skin, hide, beauty, splendour”).
    Noun
    hīw n
    form, appearance
    colour
    Declension
    Declension of hiw (strong a-stem)
    Descendants
    English: hue
    See also
    blēo
    dēah

    Etymology 2
    From Proto-Germanic *hīwō.
    Noun
    hīw f
    fortune
    Declension
    Declension of hiw (strong ō-stem)

    I may of course, as usual, be over thinking this :D
    my isetta is a 300cc bike
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