eglan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *aglijaną, *aglujaną (to trouble, vex), from Proto-Germanic *agluz (troublesome, painful, loathsome), from Proto-Indo-European *agh-lo-, from Proto-Indo-European *agh- (to be afraid, be depressed). Akin to Gothic 𐌰𐌲𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 (agljan), Middle Low German egelen (to annoy), Old English eġle, Gothic 𐌰𐌲𐌻𐍃 (agls, shameful).

Verb[edit]

eġlan

  1. to trouble, pain, vex, plague, ail, molest, afflict

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