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cniht

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Old English

Etymology

West Germanic, of unknown origin: cognate with Old Frisian knecht, Old Saxon knecht, Old High German kneht (German Knecht, Dutch knecht).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kniçt/

Noun

cniht m.

  1. boy, youth
  2. (male) servant, attendant
  3. male of high military rank, ranking below a baron, usually previously having worked as a page or squire

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative cniht cnihtas
accusative cniht cnihtas
genitive cnihtes cnihta
dative cnihte cnihtum


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