Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English cwēn.

NounEdit

cwene

  1. Alternative form of quene (queen)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English cwene.

NounEdit

cwene

  1. Alternative form of quene (woman)

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *kwenā, from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cwene f (nominative plural cwenan)

  1. a woman
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Middle English: quene

Etymology 2Edit

From cwēn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cwēne

  1. inflection of cwēn:
    1. accusative/genitive/dative singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural