wægn

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wagnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *woǵʰnos, from *weǵʰ-. Cognate with Old Saxon wagan (Low German Wagen), Old Frisian wein (West Frisian wein), Dutch wagen, Old High German wagan (German Wagen), Old Norse vagn (Danish/Norwegian vogn, Swedish vagn). The Indo-European root is also the source of way and weigh.

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Noun[edit]

wæġn m (nominative plural wægnas)

  1. wagon, carriage
  2. the Plough

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