secg

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sagjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sokʷ(h)- (companion). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian siā, Old Saxon segg, Old Norse seggr (Norwegian segg). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin socius.

Noun[edit]

secg m (nominative plural secgas)

  1. (poetic) man, warrior, hero
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic, from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (cut).

Noun[edit]

secg f (nominative plural secga or secge)

  1. (poetic) sword

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sagjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sak- (marsh plant) (probably related to Etymology 2). Cognate with Middle Low German segge, Dutch zegge, Russian осока (osoka).

Noun[edit]

secg m

  1. sedge