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quene

Middle EnglishEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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.

NounEdit

quene f

  1. queen

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