Begrave meaning

(obsolete) To bury.
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(obsolete) To engrave.
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Origin of begrave

  • From Middle English begraven, from Old English begrafan (“to bury”), from Proto-Germanic *bi- + *grabaną (“to dig”), equivalent to be- +‎ grave. Cognate with Dutch begraven (“to bury”), German begraben (“to bury”), Danish begrave (“to bury”), Swedish begrava (“to bury”), Gothic (bigraban, “to dig around”). More at be-, grave.

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