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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fruma + sceaft.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

frumsceaft m ‎(nominative plural frumsceaftu)

  1. creation (abstract concept or created thing)
  2. origin, original place or state
    • Beowulf
      sægde sé þe cúþe / frumsceaft fíra feorran reccan.
      he said that he was able to tell from the old earthman's beginnings.