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Alternative forms[edit]

  • dag (shortening)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch dagge, either from French dague or Italian daga, both probably of Celtic origin, cognate with Breton dag, English dag (one etymology) and dagger.


dagge f (plural daggen, diminutive daggetje n)

  1. A dagger; probably also a spit
  2. A jointer, pointing-trowel

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative form of dag (one etymology; see there for full derivates etc.).


dagge f (plural daggen, diminutive dagje n)

  1. A whipping rope to punish sailors
  2. A line to secure training young sailers