dafen

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally from the past participle of Proto-Germanic *dabaną (to pass, happen, occur, fit), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰabʰ- (appropriate, good, fitting).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɑ.fen/, [ˈdɑ.ven]

Noun[edit]

dafen ?

  1. what is fitting

Adjective[edit]

dafen

  1. becoming, fit, suitable, fitting, proper
  2. convenient

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • dafenian, deofenian (to beseem, befit, be right, to be convenient)
  • dēfe (befitting, suitable, proper: meek, gentle, kindly)

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