grafan

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

VerbEdit

grafan

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

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

  • grafet

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 1 December 2013, at 19:00