giefan

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gebaną, probably from Proto-Indo-European *gʰab(ʰ)- (compare Latin habeō). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian jeva (West Frisian jaan, North Frisian jeewe), Old Saxon gevan, geƀan (Low German geven), Old Dutch gevan (Dutch geven), Old High German geban (German geben), Old Norse gefa (Swedish giva, Danish give), Gothic 𐌲𐌹𐌱𐌰𐌽 (giban).

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ġiefan

  1. to give

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