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See also: seǧǧen and seȝȝen

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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German seggen, from Old Saxon seggian, from Proto-Germanic *sagjaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

seggen (past singular , past participle seggt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to say, tell
    He , he wull laat ankamen
    He said he would come late

ConjugationEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *seggen, from Proto-Germanic *sagjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ-. The irregular past tense is a common Ingvaeonic development of the northern dialects, seen also in brein and seil.

VerbEdit

seggen

  1. to say
  2. to tell, to make known
  3. to tell, to instruct
  4. to say in writing, to write/be in writing
  5. to call, to name

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • secghen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • seggen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From sege +‎ -en (infintival ending).

VerbEdit

seggen

  1. Alternative form of segen

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English secgan.

VerbEdit

seggen

  1. Alternative form of seien