agnian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic, related to āgen, past participle of agan. (cf. Dutch toe-eigenen, to take possession)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

āgnian

  1. to claim possession
  2. to take possession, to appropriate
    Hu miht ðu, ðonne, ðe agnian heora god? How then can you appropriate their good to yourself? (Alfred’s de Consolatione Philosophae)
  3. to possess

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