giunnan

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Old Saxon[edit]

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From gi- + unnan. Related to Old English geunnan, modern Dutch gunnen and modern German gönnen.

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giunnan

  1. to allow, grant or bestow, intercede (+ dat (person) + gen (thing))
    • ne gionsta mi thero fruhtio uuel
      He didn't allow me with ease to take the fruits
      (Heliand, verse 2565)

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