docga

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin. There are several theories, none with much evidence. Possibly a diminutive of dox (dark, dusky) +‎ -ga (diminutive suffix) (similar to frox >> frocga). See dog.

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Noun[edit]

docga m (nominative plural docgan)

  1. (late) a powerful kind of dog, a hound

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: dogge, dog, doge, doke
    • English: dog (see there for further descendants)
    • Scots: dug
    • Yola: dug

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