forgiefan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic, corresponding to for- +‎ ġiefan. Cognate with Old Saxon fargevan (Dutch vergeven), Old High German fargeban (German vergeben), Old Norse fyrigefa, Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌹𐌱𐌰𐌽.

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Verb[edit]

forġiefan

  1. to give up, bestow, grant
  2. to forgive (in translation of Latin perdonare)

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