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See also: aga, aega, Aga, ága, and ağa

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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).

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish ǣgha, from Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aigǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *eik-.

NounEdit

äga c

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

DeclensionEdit

Declension of äga 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative äga ägan ägor ägorna
Genitive ägas ägans ägors ägornas

Usage notesEdit

  • Ägo in the phrase i någons ägo is an archaic dative form of this noun. The similar-looking archaic genitive form ägo is also the basis for compounds.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish ǣgha, from Old Norse eiga, from Proto-Germanic *aiganą, from Proto-Indo-European *eik-.

VerbEdit

äga

  1. to own

ConjugationEdit


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