fruma

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fruma

  1. Romanization of 𐍆𐍂𐌿𐌼𐌰

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fruma f (genitive singular frumu, nominative plural frumur)

  1. (biology) a cell

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *frumô, from the stem *fur-, *fr- (Old English for, for-) + the rarer comparative suffix *-umô. Cognate with Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌿𐌼𐌰 (fruma), Latin prīmus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fruma m (nominative plural fruman)

  1. beginning, origin
    • Beowulf
      wæs se fruma egeslíc / léodum on lande (...)
      This beginning was terrible for people in the land (...)
  2. prince, king, chief, ruler. Often used in compounds.
    • Beowulf
      wine Scyldinga / léof landfruma lange áhte
      friend of the Scyldings / beloved ruler of the land had ruled for a long time
      Ðá wæs gyldenhilt gamelum rince / hárum hildfruman on hand gyfen / enta aérgeweorc
      Then was the golden hilt to the old king / the old battle-leader given into his hand / the ancient work of giants

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Old Norse frum-

Noun[edit]

fruma f

  1. benefit