Origin of Wroth
Middle English wroth, wrooth, from Old English wrāþ, from Proto-Germanic *wraiþaz (“cruel"), from Proto-Indo-European *wreit- (“to turn"). Akin to Old Frisian wrēþ (“evil"), Old Saxon wrÄ“d (“evil") (Dutch wreed (“cruel")), Old High German reid (“cruel"), Old Norse reiðr (“angry") (Danish vred, Swedish vred).
Middle English from Old English wrāth wer-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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