gebed

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Noun[edit]

gebed n (plural gebeden, diminutive gebedje n)

  1. prayer

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ġe- + a root derived from Proto-Germanic *bedą (prayer, entreaty). Cognate with Old Frisian bede, Old Saxon beda and gibed, Dutch gebed, Old High German beta, gibet (German Gebet), Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐌳𐌰 (bida).

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Noun[edit]

ġebed n (nominative plural ġebedu)

  1. prayer, religious observance
    Hie to gebede feollon. They fell to prayer. (Cædmon’s Metrical Paraphrase)

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