degen

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English[edit]

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From German Degen.

Noun[edit]

degen (plural degens)

  1. (cant) Sword.

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

degen m (plural degens, diminutive degentje n)

  1. (fencing) epee

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch degen, deghen, from Proto-Germanic *þegnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *tek-. Cognate with German Degen, English thane, Icelandic þegn, Ancient Greek τέκνον (téknon).

Noun[edit]

degen m (plural degens, diminutive degentje n)

  1. (archaic) hero, warrior, soldier

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

degen

  1. definite singular of deg