gfreun

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Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gevröuwen. Related to German freuen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vienna) IPA(key): /ˈkfraɪ̯n/
  • Hyphenation: gfreun

Verb[edit]

gfreun

  1. (Vienna, transitive) to gladden
  2. (Vienna, reflexive) to rejoice
    • 1938, Josef Weinheber, Wien wörtlich, Impression im März:
      Wårme Sunn, dås erste Pråterveigerl:
      Ållweil wieder gfreust di wiara Kind.
      Warm sun, the first violet:
      You always rejoice like a child again.

References[edit]

  • Maria Hornung; Sigmar Grüner (2002), “gfrein”, in Wörterbuch der Wiener Mundart, 2nd edition, ÖBV & HPT