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See also: thegn and þegn-

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þegn, from Proto-Germanic *þegnaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

þegn m (genitive singular þegns, nominative plural þegnar)

  1. a servant, subject
  2. a thane

DeclensionEdit


Old EnglishEdit

NounEdit

þeġn m

  1. Alternative form of þeġen

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þegnaz.

NounEdit

þegn m

  1. thane, franklin, freeman, man
  2. a good (liberal) man
  3. liegeman, subject

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • þegn in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.