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agnian

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic, related to āgen, past participle of agan. (compare Dutch toe-eigenen, to take possession)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

āgnian

  1. to claim possession
  2. to take possession, to appropriate
    Hu miht ðu, ðonne, ðe agnian heora god? How then can you appropriate their good to yourself? (Alfred’s de Consolatione Philosophae)
  3. to possess

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit