gegin-

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gagin (back, in return). Compare Old English gegn-, gean-.

Prefix[edit]

gegin-

  1. forming adjectives, verbs and nouns with the sense of ‘opposition, reversal’, against; again, back
    geginward (opposite, present)
    geginwardi (middle, presence)
    geginian (to meet, encounter)