gefræge

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *frēgiz ‎(knowledge).

Noun[edit]

ġefrǣġe n

  1. An inquiring, a knowing, knowledge, information, hearsay
    Mīne ġefrǣġe. — in my knowledge; as I am informed
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *frēgijaz ‎(renowned; famous; well-known).

Adjective[edit]

ġefrǣġe

  1. known, renowned, celebrated, remarkable, noted, famous, notorious, infamous
    Ic eom folcum gefrǣge. — I am known among the folk.
    Wæs ūre līf fracuþ and gefrǣge. — Our life was vile and notorious.

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative ġefrǣġa ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġan nom. ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġu ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġu, -e ġefrǣġa, -e
accusative ġefrǣġan ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġan acc. ġefrǣġne ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġe ġefrǣġu, -e ġefrǣġa, -e
genitive ġefrǣġan ġefrǣġra, ġefrǣġena gen. ġefrǣġes ġefrǣġes ġefrǣġre ġefrǣġra
dative ġefrǣġan ġefrǣġum dat. ġefrǣġum ġefrǣġum ġefrǣġre ġefrǣġum
instrumental ġefrǣġe

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