See also: Teig

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse teigr.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

teig m (definite singular teigen, indefinite plural teiger, definite plural teigene)

  1. a A distinct portion or plot of land, mostly used for parts of farms.
    Gården har teiger på begge sider av elva.
    The farm owns of pieces of land on both sides of the river.

References edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse teigr.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

teig m (definite singular teigen, indefinite plural teigar, definite plural teigane)

  1. A distinct portion or plot of land, mostly used for parts of farms.
    Garden har teigar på begge sider av elva.
    The farm owns of pieces of land on both sides of the river.

References edit

Old High German edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *daigaz, whence also Old English dāg, Old Norse deig and Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌹𐌲𐍃 (daigs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeyǵʰ- (to knead, to mold, to form).[1][2]

Noun edit

teig m

  1. dough, pastry

Descendants edit

  • Middle High German: teic
  • Yiddish: ⁧טייג(teyg)

References edit

  1. ^ Wolfgang Pfeifer, editor (1993), “teig”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen (in German), 2nd edition, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN
  2. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “dough”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.