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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German toge, toch, from Old Saxon *tugi, from Proto-Germanic *tugiz. Cognate with Dutch teug, German Zug, Old English tyge.

Swedes would make no difference between tåg in vikingatåg (viking raid), korståg (crusade), fälttåg, krigståg, and plundringståg (pillage raid), but in Danish they use different words, indicating different etymologies:

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /toːɡ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

tåg n

  1. a railroad train (string of waggons)
  2. a train, a march, a military campaign, a caravan (string of people walking)
  3. a raid, a journey
  4. a rope

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tåg 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tåg tåget tåg tågen
Genitive tågs tågets tågs tågens

Related termsEdit

railroad train
procession
raid
rope

ReferencesEdit