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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛːɡ/, [ɛːˀɡ̊], [ɛjˀ], [ɛwˀ]
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse egg, from Proto-Germanic *ajją, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg).

NounEdit

æg n (singular definite ægget, plural indefinite æg)

  1. egg
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse egg (edge), from Proto-Germanic *agjō (edge), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp).

NounEdit

æg c (singular definite æggen, plural indefinite ægge)

  1. edge of a blade
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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ajjaz, West Germanic variant of *ajją, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm. Compare Old Saxon and Old High German ei, Old Norse egg (whence modern English egg was borrowed).

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NounEdit

ǣġ n (nominative plural ǣġru)

  1. egg
    Ðæt æg getacnaþ ðone halgan hiht. The egg signals the holy hope. (Ælfric’s Homilies)

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Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse egg, from Proto-Germanic *ajją.

NounEdit

æg n

  1. egg

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