gemæne

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gamainiz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱommoynis (common). Equivalent to ġe- +‎ mǣne. Cognate with Old Frisian mēne, Old Saxon gimēni, Old Dutch gemeini, Old High German gimeini, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 (gamains), also with Latin commūnis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ġemǣne

  1. common, general
  2. mutual, in common

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: ȝemene, imæne, imeane, imene

Noun[edit]

ġemǣne n

  1. fellowship
  2. intercourse

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