cweþan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kweþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷet- (compare Proto-Celtic *bet-lo- (mouth) in Old Irish bél). Cognate with Old Frisian qwetha, Old Saxon queþan, Old Dutch quethan (Middle Dutch quedden), Old High German quedan, Old Norse kveða (Icelandic kveða, Danish kvæde, Swedish kväda), Gothic 𐌵𐌹𐌸𐌰𐌽 (qiþan).

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Verb[edit]

cweþan

  1. to say, tell

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