grætan

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *grētaną (to weep, moan, lament). Akin to Middle High German grāzen, Old Norse gráta "to groan, weep", Gothic gretan, Old English grēotan "to weep, lament"

Verb[edit]

grǣtan

  1. to weep, cry
  2. to bemoan, lament
  3. to deplore

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