þaccian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þakwōną (to touch, touch softly), from Proto-Indo-European *tag-, *taǵ- (to touch). Cognate with Old Dutch þakolōn (to stroke), Icelandic þjökka, þjaka (to thwack, thump, beat), Norwegian tjåka (to strike, beat), Latin tangō (touch, verb). More at thwack, tangent.

Verb[edit]

þaccian

  1. to touch softly, stroke
  2. to pat
  3. to strike gently, tap; to clap
  4. to beat
  5. to put one thing into another, add to

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