frainen

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English freġnan (to inquire, ask), from fræġn (question), originally the preterite of Old English friġnan (to ask), from Proto-Germanic *fregnaną (to ask), from Proto-Indo-European *preḱ- (to ask, woo). Cognate with Middle Dutch vrāghen (to ask), Middle High German vrāgen (to ask), Old Danish fregne (to ask), Lithuanian prašyti (to ask), Polish prosić (to ask).

VerbEdit

frainen

  1. to ask, inquire
  2. to question

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Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 14:59