flitan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *flītaną (to strive, contend). Cognate with Old High German flīzan, flīzzan (to strive), Middle Low German vliten (to strive, contend, dispute).

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flītan

  1. (intransitive) to strive, contend, struggle

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *flītaną, whence also Old English flītan and Old High German flīzan, .

Verb[edit]

flītan

  1. to fight
  2. to contend, strive

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