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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *galaubô. More at ġelīefan (to believe).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jeˈlæːɑ̯fɑ/, [jeˈlæːɑ̯vɑ]

NounEdit

ġelēafa m

  1. belief
    Man mæġ mistrīwan his āgen andġietu, ac nā his āgenne ġelēafan.
    One can mistrust one's own senses, but not one's own belief.
  2. faith
    Lā ġē lȳtles ġelēafan
    Oh ye of little faith
  3. religion
    se Cristena ġelēafa
    the Christian religion

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