IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þegja, from Proto-Germanic *þagjaną. Cognate with Danish tie, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌷𐌰𐌽 (þahan), Old High German dagēn, Latin taceō.

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þegja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative þagði, supine þagað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to be silent, say nothing, hold one’s tongue

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þagjaną.

VerbEdit

þegja

  1. to be silent
    Antonym: segja

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