Minne

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed in the Romantic era from Middle High German minne, from Old High German minna (loving) remembrance);[1] from Proto-Germanic *minjō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪnə/
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  • Hyphenation: Min‧ne

Noun[edit]

Minne f (genitive Minne, no plural)

  1. (archaic, poetic or humorous) romantic love
  2. (historical, Middle Ages) courtly love; a kind of chivalrous, serving love by a knight for a noblewoman, generally secret and sometimes adulterous

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Minne in Duden online

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