See also: sage, Sage, saĝe, and säge

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German sage, from Old High German saga, from Proto-West Germanic *sagu, from Proto-Germanic *sagō, from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut). Compare Dutch zaag, West Frisian seage, English saw, Danish sav, Swedish såg.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɛːɡə/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈzeːɡə/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Sä‧ge

NounEdit

Säge f (genitive Säge, plural Sägen)

  1. saw

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • Several of the compounds with Säge- as first element are more probably derived from the verb sägen, but there is no definite way of distinguishing these.

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Säge” in Duden online
  • Säge” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Saterland FrisianEdit

 
n Säge.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Low German sēge, borrowed from Middle High German zege, from Old High German ziga, from Proto-West Germanic *tigā. Cognates include German Ziege and German Low German Zeeg.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Säge f (plural Sägen)

  1. goat

ReferencesEdit

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “Säge”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN