DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse teikn, from Proto-Germanic *taikną, cognate with English token and German Zeichen. The noun is derived from the verb *tīhaną (to show, accuse) (cf. Danish te (to behave), German zeihen (to accuse)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tegn n (singular definite tegnet, plural indefinite tegn)

  1. sign
  2. token
  3. character

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse teikn or tákn, from Proto-Germanic *taikną (sign, token).

NounEdit

tegn n (definite singular tegnet, indefinite plural tegn, definite plural tegna or tegnene)

  1. a sign
  2. a character (printed or written letter or symbol)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

tegn

  1. imperative of tegne

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