DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch jegen, jegens, with unetymological -s from Old Dutch gegin, from Proto-Germanic *gagin. See also tegen.

Cognate with Middle Low German jegen.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

PrepositionEdit

jegens

  1. against, in competition with
  2. (dated) towards, for the purpose of

SynonymsEdit