Last modified on 11 July 2014, at 14:09

gegn-

See also: gegn

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gagin (back, in return). Compare Old Norse gegn.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ġeġn-

  1. forming verbs and nouns with the sense of ‘opposition, reversal’, against; counter-
    gēanryne (a running against, meeting, encounter)
  2. again; back, in return
    gēanþingian (to speak again, answer, reply)
    ġeġncwide (reply, answer)