quene

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Middle English[edit]

Letter by Lady Jane Grey addressed by "Jane the Quene" dated 1553

Etymology[edit]

From Old English cwen (woman, wife, queen), or cwene (woman, wife, prostitute). Indo-European cognates *gwen- "woman, wife" may include:

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(*) This may be either a false cognate or a true one introduced by Indian slave hunters from Europe.

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Noun[edit]

quene f

  1. queen

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