borghiban

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vergeben, from Old High German fargeban, from Proto-Germanic *fragebaną (to give, grant; to forgive), equivalent to bor- +‎ ghiban. Cognate with German vergeben, English forgive.

Verb[edit]

borghiban (strong class 5, auxiliary haban)

  1. (Sette Comuni, transitive, + dative) to forgive
    Ich han gabéelt, borghimmar.
    I was wrong, forgive me.

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References[edit]

  • “borghiban” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo