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GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

fruma

  1. Romanization of 𐍆𐍂𐌿𐌼𐌰

IcelandicEdit

 
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NounEdit

fruma f ‎(genitive singular frumu, nominative plural frumna or fruma)

  1. (biology) a cell

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *frumô, from the stem *fur-, *fr- (Old English for, for-) + the rarer comparative suffix *-umô. Cognate with Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌿𐌼𐌰(fruma), Latin prīmus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fruma m ‎(nominative plural fruman)

  1. beginning, origin
    • Beowulf
      wæs se fruma egeslíc / léodum on lande (...)
      This beginning was terrible for people in the land (...)
  2. prince, king, chief, ruler. Often used in compounds.
    • Beowulf
      wine Scyldinga / léof landfruma lange áhte
      friend of the Scyldings / beloved ruler of the land had ruled for a long time
      Ðá wæs gyldenhilt gamelum rince / hárum hildfruman on hand gyfen / enta aérgeweorc
      Then was the golden hilt to the old king / the old battle-leader given into his hand / the ancient work of giants
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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Old Norse frum-

NounEdit

fruma f

  1. benefit