ingan

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See also: i ngắn

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ gān. Compare Old High German ingān.

Verb[edit]

ingān

  1. To go in, enter.

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • ingán in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French oingnon, oignon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ingan (plural ingans)

  1. onion
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy:
      ‘Hout, sir, ye ken little about Scotland; it's no for want of gude vivers—the best of fish, flesh, and fowl hae we, by sybos, ingans, turneeps, and other garden fruit.’