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gefrignan

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ġe- + friġnan. Cognate with Old Saxon gifregnan, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌽𐌰𐌽 (gafraihnan).

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ġefriġnan

  1. to find out, hear about, discover, learn something through asking
    þa ic neðan gefrægn under nihtscuwan hæleð to hilde.
    Then, I heard, warriors, under the night-shade, durst do battle.

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