fregnan

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Old English[edit]

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freġnan

  1. Alternative form of friġnan (to ask).

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fregnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *preḱ- (to ask). Cognate with Old English frignan, Old Norse fregna, Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌽𐌰𐌽 (fraihnan), and related to Old High German frāga (German Frage).

Verb[edit]

fregnan

  1. to ask, pray
    sie mid is uuordun fragn huene sie sokean quamin
    she asked with her the words he used who they searched (Heliand, verse 4839)

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