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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeːɣə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: ze‧gen

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch segen, from Old Dutch *segan, from Latin signum, from which also sein. Cognate with German Segnung.

NounEdit

zegen m (plural zegens, diminutive zegentje n)

  1. A blessing, benediction
  2. (figuratively) A boon, anything beneficial.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch segene, seine, from Middle Dutch segina, from Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē).

NounEdit

zegen f (plural zegens, diminutive zegentje n)

  1. A wide dragnet, used for :
    1. fishing and catching crustaceans
    2. hunting fowl, notably partidges
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Etymology 3Edit

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

zegen

  1. first-person singular present indicative of zegenen
  2. imperative of zegenen

VerbEdit

zegen

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of zijgen

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