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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mage, from Old High German mago, from Proto-Germanic *magô. Compare German Low German Mage, Maag, Dutch Low Saxon mage, Dutch maag, English maw, Swedish mage, Icelandic magi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːɡən/, [ˈmaːɡən], [ˈmaːɡŋ̩]
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  • Rhymes: -aːɡn̩
  • Hyphenation: Ma‧gen

NounEdit

Magen m (genitive Magens, plural Mägen or Magen)

  1. stomach, maw

Usage notesEdit

  • Today’s plural is Mägen.
  • Now uncommon in texts is the inherited weak declension with Magen in the plural and Mage in the nominative singular, see it under the alternative form.

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NounEdit

Magen

  1. plural of Maag or Mage