Begripe meaning

To lay hold of; apprehend; grip; grasp.
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Origin of begripe

  • From Middle English begripen, bigripen, from Old English begrīpan (“to grip, seize, lay hold of; chide”), equivalent to be- (“around, about”) +‎ gripe. Cognate with Dutch begrijpen (“to grasp, comprehend”), German begreifen (“to grasp, comprehend, realise, understand”).

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