jagen

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch jaghen, from Old Dutch *jagon, from Proto-Germanic *jagōną.

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jagen (past singular joeg or jaagde, past participle gejaagd)

  1. To hunt.
  2. To tug (a boat).
  3. (make) move quickly
    "Gejaagd door de wind" -- "Gone with the wind" (film/book title)
    Al dat geld erdoor gejaagd? - Verspilzuchtige!
    You already spent all that money?! - You squanderer!

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German jagōn, from Proto-Germanic *jagōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjaːɡən/, [ˈjaːɡŋ̩]
  • Rhymes: -aːɡn̩
  • Hyphenation: ja‧gen

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jagen (third-person singular simple present jagt, past tense jagte, past participle gejagt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to hunt

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon *jagōn, from Proto-Germanic *jagōną.

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jagen

  1. to hunt, to chase

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