gemæne

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gamainiz, from Proto-Indo-European *(e)meyǝ- ‎(to change). Akin to Old Frisian mēne ‎(common, general), Old Saxon gimēni ‎(common, general), Old Dutch gemeini, Old High German gimeini ‎(common), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 ‎(gamains), Norwegian gemene.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ġemǣne

  1. common, general
  2. mutual, in common

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative ġemǣna ġemǣne ġemǣne ġemǣnan nom. ġemǣne ġemǣne ġemǣnu ġemǣne ġemǣnu, -e ġemǣna, -e
accusative ġemǣnan ġemǣne ġemǣnan acc. ġemǣnne ġemǣne ġemǣne ġemǣne ġemǣnu, -e ġemǣna, -e
genitive ġemǣnan ġemǣnra, ġemǣnena gen. ġemǣnes ġemǣnes ġemǣnre ġemǣnra
dative ġemǣnan ġemǣnum dat. ġemǣnum ġemǣnum ġemǣnre ġemǣnum
instrumental ġemǣne

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

ġemǣne n

  1. fellowship
  2. intercourse

Declension[edit]