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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English frēond, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndz; equivalent to fre +‎ -ende.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

frend (plural frendes or (Early ME) frend)

  1. A friend or compatriot; a close associate.
  2. A patron, philanthropist, or supporter.
  3. A family member; one of one's kin.
  4. (rare) A lover or mistress.

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: friend (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: freend, frende, freynd, freind
  • Yola: vriene

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English friend.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

frȅnd m (Cyrillic spelling фре̏нд)

  1. (slang, Croatia) male friend

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ReferencesEdit

  • frend” in Hrvatski jezični portal