gemæne

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gamainiz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱommoynis (common). Equivalent to ġe- +‎ mǣne. Cognate with Old Frisian mēne, Old Saxon gimēni, Old Dutch gemeini, Old High German gimeini, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 (gamains), also with Latin commūnis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ġemǣne

  1. common, general
  2. mutual, in common

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: ȝemene, imæne, imeane, imene

NounEdit

ġemǣne n

  1. fellowship
  2. intercourse

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