efen-

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ebnaz ‎(level, even)

Prefix[edit]

efen-

  1. equal, equally; level, even
    efengōd "equally good"
    efenēadiġ "equally blessed"
  2. fellow-, used to add a notion conveyed by with, together, or joint (compare co-)
    efencempa "fellow-soldier"
    efenmetan "to compare"
    efencuman "to convene, assemble together, agree"
    efenwyrcan "to cooperate"
  3. denoting an intensifying or perfective aspect
    efenstālian "to prepare, ready, execute", from stālian "to establish, confirm"

Descendants[edit]