Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

secg

  1. Alternative form of segge (sedge)

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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *sagi, from Proto-Germanic *sagjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (follower, companion).

Germanic cognates include Old Frisian siā, Old Saxon segg, Old Norse seggr (Norwegian segg). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin socius.

NounEdit

seċġ m

  1. (poetic) man, warrior, hero
  2. Abbreviation of gārseċġ.
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  • Middle English: segge

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *sagjō.

NounEdit

seċġ f (nominative plural seċġa or seċġe)

  1. (poetic) sword
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Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *sagi, from Proto-Germanic *sagjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sak- (marsh plant) (probably related to Etymology 2). Cognate with Middle Low German segge, Dutch zegge, Russian осо́ка (osóka).

NounEdit

seċġ m or n

  1. sedge
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