ᚨᚾᚾ

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Frankish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ann, first and third person singular of *unnaną (to grant, bestow, thank), from Proto-Indo-European *ān- (to face, notice). Cognate with Old High German ann, first and third person singular present of unnan (to grant, allow), Old English ann, first and third person singular present of unnan (to grant). More at own.

Verb[edit]

ᚨᚾᚾ (ann)

  1. to give, to grant, to bestow (first and third person singular present)
    • 5th century, Bergakker inscription:
      ᚺᚨ?Vᚦ?V??ᛊ:ᚨᚾᚾ:ᚲVᛊᛃᚨᛗ:ᛚᛟᚷVᚾᛊ:
      haþ̣ụþụw͡as:ann:kụsjam:logụns:[1]
      Haþuþyw's. I/He grant(s) a flame to the select.[2]

Conjugation[edit]

See *unnan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mees, p. 23
  2. ^ Mees, p. 26
  • Bernard Mees, The Bergakker Inscription and the Beginnings of Dutch in 2002, Amsterdamer Beitrage Zur Alteren Germanistik, Rodopi.