forgiefan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fragebaną, corresponding to for- +‎ ġiefan. Cognate with Old Saxon fargevan, Dutch vergeven, Old High German fargeban (German vergeben), Old Norse fyrigefa (Icelandic fyrirgefa), Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌹𐌱𐌰𐌽 (fragiban).

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Verb[edit]

forġiefan

  1. to give up, bestow, grant
  2. to forgive (in translation of Latin perdonare)

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