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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ēbanþs. Cognate with Old Frisian ēvend, Old Saxon āƀand, Old Dutch āvont, Old High German ābant, Old Norse aptann.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæː.fen/, [ˈæː.ven]

NounEdit

ǣfen m

  1. evening
  2. eve: the day/evening/night before something
    mōnanǣfenSunday evening
    *ġēolǣfenChristmas Eve
  3. (Christianity) vespers

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