See also: aga, Aga, ága, ağa, and āgā

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ega
    In the 6th edition of SAOL (1889), when jern changed to järn, Ega was still spelled with e with the final remark "Skrifves äfven Äga o.s.v." Some derived words never changed, like egen (own), egendom (property), egentlig (proper).

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aiganą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

äga c

  1. an estate, grounds, property, land
    i någons ägo
    in one's possession

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • ägo is an archaic (genitive?) form of this noun, and also the basis for compounds

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VerbEdit

äga

  1. to own

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 22:46