ongean-

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ongēan.

Prefix[edit]

ongēan-

  1. towards; against, opposite to
    onġēanwiþerian "to oppose"
    onġēanwinnende "resisiting"
  2. back
    onġēancyme "return, come-back"
    onġēanfealdan "to fold back, roll back"
  3. again
    onġēanhweorfan "to turn again; return"
  4. until, for later, until such time as
    onġēanlecgan "to lay up, store up"