abyen

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English ābyċġan, from Proto-West Germanic *uʀbuggjan, from Proto-Germanic *uzbugjaną, equivalent to a- +‎ bien.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abyen

  1. To buy; to obtain in exchange (for something).
  2. To pay a fine or penalty.
  3. To make amends for sin.
  4. To suffer (especially in place of another).

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: aby

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