fleogan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fleuganą, from Proto-Indo-European *pleuk-. Cognate with Old Frisian fliāga (West Frisian fleane, Saterland Frisian fljooge), Old Saxon fliogan (Low German flegen), Old Dutch fliogan (Dutch vliegen), Old High German fliogan (German fliegen), Old Norse fljúga (Swedish flyga). The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Lithuanian plaũkti (swim).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfleːoɡɑn/, [ˈfleːoɣɑn]

Verb[edit]

flēogan

  1. to fly, move quickly, flee

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Etymology[edit]

fleog +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

fleogan m (genitive fleogain)

  1. untidy person
  2. flabby person
  3. any flatfish
  4. sole (fish)
  5. fluke
  6. flounder

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