ᚨᚾᚾ

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Frankish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ann, first and third person singular of *unnaną ‎(to grant, bestow, thank), from Proto-Indo-European *ān- ‎(to face, notice). Cognate with Old High German ann, first and third person singular present of unnan ‎(to grant, allow), Old English ann, first and third person singular present of unnan ‎(to grant). More at own.

Verb[edit]

ᚨᚾᚾ ‎(ann)

  1. to give, to grant, to bestow (first and third person singular present)
    • 5th century, Bergakker inscription:
      ᚺᚨ?Vᚦ?V??ᛊ:ᚨᚾᚾ:ᚲVᛊᛃᚨᛗ:ᛚᛟᚷVᚾᛊ:
      haþ̣ụþụw͡as:ann:kụsjam:logụns:[1]
      Haþuþyw's. I/He grant(s) a flame to the select.[2]

Conjugation[edit]

See *unnan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mees, p. 23
  2. ^ Mees, p. 26
  • Bernard Mees, The Bergakker Inscription and the Beginnings of Dutch in 2002, Amsterdamer Beitrage Zur Alteren Germanistik, Rodopi.