ceorfan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kerbaną. Cognate with Old Frisian kerva, Middle Dutch kerven (Dutch kerven), Middle High German kerben. Perhaps cognate with Ancient Greek γράφειν (graphein).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃeorfɑn/, [ˈtʃeorvɑn]

Verb[edit]

ċeorfan (3 singular present ċierfþ, 3 singular preterite ċearf, preterite plural curfon, past participle corfen)

  1. to cut

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