mugan

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Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-.

Verb[edit]

mugan

  1. to may, to be allowed to
  2. to can, to be able to

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-. Compare Old Dutch mugan, Old Frisian muga, Old English magan, Old High German mugan, Old Norse mega, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌲𐌰𐌽 (magan).

Verb[edit]

mugan

  1. to may, to be allowed to
    • that ik hier ni mag ēniga huīla libbian
      That I shouldn't live any moment
      (Genesis, verse 67)
  2. to can, to be able to
    • uundron huuō mag that giuuerðan sō
      To wonder how it could have happened so
      (Heliand, verse 141)

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