wyrgan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wurgijaną, from *wargaz (outlaw) (Old English wearg), or from Proto-Indo-European *werǵʰ- (bind, squeeze). Cognate with Old Frisian wergia, Dutch wurgen, Old High German wurgen (German würgen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wyrġan

  1. to strangle, to throttle
  2. (clarification of this Old English definition is being sought) to worry

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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