tegen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch teghen, tjeghen, from te jeghen, the latter from Old Dutch gegin, from Proto-Germanic *gagin-. See also jegens.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

tegen

  1. against
  2. to
    lief tegen iemand doen
    to act friendly towards someone

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English teohhian, teohgian (to determine, intend, propose; consider, think, judge, estimate)

VerbEdit

tegen(third-person singular simple present tegeth, present participle tegende, simple past and past participle teged)

  1. To ordain, fix, decree
    • Heu michi quia incolatus meus prolongatus est; wumme þat ich shal wunien on uncuðe erde, and þat min biwist is teged here swo longe. — Trinity Homilies, 1225

ReferencesEdit

  • Middle English Dictionary

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

tegen

  1. definite singular of teg
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