See also: egge and éggé

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived in early modern German from the verb eggen, possibly under influence of ecke, also egge (corner; sharp edge; blade), whence contemporary Ecke (corner). The older Middle High German egede from Old High German egida is only continued dialectally (early modern German eide). The same development in Dutch eg.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛɡə/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Egge f (genitive Egge, plural Eggen)

  1. harrow

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • Egge” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Egge” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon