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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gamainiz, from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (to change), equivalent to ġe- +‎ mǣne. Akin to Old Frisian mēne (common, general), Old Saxon gimēni (common, general), Old Dutch gemeini, Old High German gimeini, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 (gamains).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ġemǣne

  1. common, general
  2. mutual, in common

DeclensionEdit

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative ġemǣna ġemǣne ġemǣne ġemǣnan nom. ġemǣne ġemǣne ġemǣnu ġemǣne ġemǣnu, -e ġemǣna, -e
accusative ġemǣnan ġemǣne ġemǣnan acc. ġemǣnne ġemǣne ġemǣne ġemǣne ġemǣnu, -e ġemǣna, -e
genitive ġemǣnan ġemǣnra, ġemǣnena gen. ġemǣnes ġemǣnes ġemǣnre ġemǣnra
dative ġemǣnan ġemǣnum dat. ġemǣnum ġemǣnum ġemǣnre ġemǣnum
instrumental ġemǣne

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

ġemǣne n

  1. fellowship
  2. intercourse

DeclensionEdit