freond

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freond

  1. Alternative form of frend

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From Proto-Germanic *frijōndz, originally a present participle of the weak verb *frijōną (to love, to free) (Old English frēoġan), from Indo-European *prāy-, *prēy- ‘like, love’. Corresponding to frēoġan +‎ -nd.

Cognate with Old Frisian friūnd, Old Saxon friund, Old High German friunt, Old Norse frændi, Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌹𐌾𐍉𐌽𐌳𐍃 (frijōnds).

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frēond m

  1. friend
  2. lover

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