gegn-

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gagin ‎(back, in return). Compare Old Norse gegn.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ġeġn-

  1. forming verbs and nouns with the sense of ‘opposition, reversal’, against; counter-
    gēanryne ‎(a running against, meeting, encounter)
  2. again; back, in return
    gēanþingian ‎(to speak again, answer, reply)
    ġeġncwide ‎(reply, answer)