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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *jungaz, contracted form of an earlier *juwungaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yuh₁en-. Cognate with Old Frisian jung, Old Saxon giung (Low German jung), Dutch jong, Old High German junc (German jung), Old Norse ungr (Swedish ung), Gothic 𐌾𐌿𐌲𐌲𐍃 (juggs); and with Latin juvenis (young), Old Irish oac (young), Albanian vogël, vogl (small, young), Russian ю́ный (júnyj, youthful).

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ġeong (comparative ġingra, superlative ġinġest)

  1. young
  2. new, recent
  3. (in the superlative) latest, last

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