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gebed

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Dutch

Pronunciation

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IPA: ɣə'bɛt, IPA: ɣə'bedən

Noun

gebed n. (plural gebeden, diminutive gebedje)

  1. prayer

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *bed- (prayer, entreaty). Cognate with Old Frisian bede, Old Saxon beda (Dutch gebed), Old High German beta, gibet (German Gebet), Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐌳𐌰 (bida).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /jeˈbed/

Noun

ġebed n. (plural ġebedu)

  1. prayer, religious observance
    Hie to gebede feollon. They fell to prayer. (Cædmon’s Metrical Paraphrase)

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