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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kwēmijaz (convenient, appropriate, pleasing), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷem- (to come, go). Akin to Old High German biquāmi (pleasing), Old High German kweman (to come) (German kommen (to come)), Old English cuman (to come). More at come, comely.

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AdjectiveEdit

cwēme

  1. pleasant, agreeable, acceptable, meet

DeclensionEdit

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative cwēma cwēme cwēme cwēman nom. cwēme cwēme cwēmu cwēme cwēmu, -e cwēma, -e
accusative cwēman cwēme cwēman acc. cwēmne cwēme cwēme cwēme cwēmu, -e cwēma, -e
genitive cwēman cwēmra, cwēmena gen. cwēmes cwēmes cwēmre cwēmra
dative cwēman cwēmum dat. cwēmum cwēmum cwēmre cwēmum
instrumental cwēme

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