ciefese

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kabisjǭ (concubine). Of uncertain origin. Cognate with Old High German kebisa, chebis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃi͜y.fe.se/, [ˈt͡ʃi͜y.ve.se]

Noun[edit]

ċiefese f (nominative plural ċiefesan) (West Saxon)

  1. concubine

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: chevese, chivese