זאָגן

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sagēn, from Proto-Germanic *sagjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Litvish) IPA(key): [ˈzɔ.gŋ̩]
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): [ˈzuː.gŋ̩]
  • (Ukraynish) IPA(key): [ˈzʊ.gŋ̩]

Verb[edit]

זאָגן (zogn), past participle געזאָגט (gezogt)

  1. to say
    צי פֿאַרשטייסטו וואָס ער זאָגט?
    tsi farshteystu vos er zogt?
    Do you understand what he's saying?
    איך פֿאַרשטיי נישט אַפֿילו וואָס זאָג איך.
    ikh farshtey nisht afile vos zog ikh.
    I don't even understand what I'm saying.
  2. to tell (someone to do something)

Conjugation[edit]