gebed

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gebed n (plural gebeden, diminutive gebedje n)

  1. prayer

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From Proto-Germanic *gabedą, equivalent to ġe- +‎ bēd (a prayer, bede). Cognate with Old Frisian bede, Old Saxon beda and gibed, Dutch gebed, Old High German beta, gibet (German Gebet), Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐌳𐌰 (bida).

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ġebēd n (nominative plural ġebēdu)

  1. prayer, religious observance
    Hie to gebede feollon. They fell to prayer. (Cædmon’s Metrical Paraphrase)

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