grafan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grabaną (to dig, scrape), from Proto-Indo-European *ghrebh- (to dig, scrape, bury). Cognate with Old Frisian greva (to dig), Old Saxon gravan (to dig), Old High German graban (to dig), Old Norse grafa (to dig), Gothic 𐌲𐍂𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽 (graban, to dig), Old English græf (cave, trench, grave).

Verb[edit]

grafan

  1. to dig, dig up
  2. to grave; engrave, chisel, carve

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