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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ga- + *skapą (shape, nature, condition), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- (to split, cut). Compare Middle High German geschaf.

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NounEdit

ġesċeap n (nominative plural ġesċeapu)

  1. shape (external form)
  2. creation
  3. creature

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