ang-

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ange, enge "narrow, tight", from Proto-Germanic *ang- (compressed, hard, painful), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enǵh- (tight, painfully constricted, painful). Ultimately related to anguish, anger, angst.

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ang-

  1. narrow, tight
    angbrēost "tightness in the chest, shortnessof breath, asthma"
  2. vexed
    angmōd "sad, sorrowful, anxious"
    angnæġl "corn on the foot, hangnail"
    angset "pimple, cyst, breakout, boil"

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ang- (compressed, hard, painful), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enǵh- (tight, painfully constricted, painful).

Prefix[edit]

ang-

  1. compressed, narrow, tight
    angseto "pimple, blister"