giwian

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Perhaps from Proto-Germanic *giwō (boasting; audacity). Compare Old Norse gjó (enjoyment; sensuality; lust), Middle High German giude (loud revelry; boasting).

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ġiwian

  1. to ask
  2. to demand

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