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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch gebed.

NounEdit

gebed (plural gebede)

  1. prayer

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): ɣəˈbɛt
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

NounEdit

gebed n (plural gebeden, diminutive gebedje n)

  1. prayer

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gabedą, equivalent to ġe- +‎ bēd (a prayer, bede). Cognate with Old Frisian bede, Old Saxon beda and gibed, Dutch gebed, Old High German beta, gibet (German Gebet), Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐌳𐌰 (bida).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ġebēd n (nominative plural ġebēdu)

  1. prayer, religious observance
    Hie to gebede feollon. They fell to prayer. (Cædmon’s Metrical Paraphrase)

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