geong

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *jung, from Proto-Germanic *jungaz.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ġeong (comparative ġingra, superlative ġinġest)

  1. young
  2. new, recent
  3. (in the superlative) latest, last
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle English: yong
    • English: young
    • Scots: young

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jonÉ¡/, [joŋɡ]

Noun[edit]

Ä¡eong m

  1. Alternative form of gang

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *geang, first and third person singular indicative preterite of *gangan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /je͜oːnÉ¡/, [je͜oːŋɡ][2]

Verb[edit]

ġēong

  1. First and third person indicative preterite of gangan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald, Taylor, Ann (2014) The Development of Old English (A Linguistic History of English; 2), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 4
  2. ^ Hogg, Richard (1992) A Grammar of Old English, volume 1: Phonology, Oxford: Blackwell, →ISBN, page 269