gēan-cyme Posted on September 8, 2015 by Hana Videen gēan-cyme, m.n: meeting, encounter, assembly, return. (YAY-ahn-KUH-muh / ˈjeːan-ˌkɝ-mə) British Library Medieval Manuscripts blog: Hector and Gawain meeting in a forest, northern France (Saint-Omer or Tournai), c. 1316, Add MS 10294, f. 29v. Share this:ShareClick to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related
If ‘gean’ is related to German ‘gegen’ and Dutch ‘tegen’ then it means ‘towards’ or ‘against’. If ‘cyme’ is related to Dutch ‘komen’ then it means ‘to come’. Taken together it would suggest ‘to come towards’.
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