jegen

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch gegin, from Proto-Germanic *gagin.

Preposition[edit]

jegen [+accusative]

  1. opposite
  2. towards
  3. up to against
  4. close to (time)
  5. against, in opposition to
  6. in exchange for

Further reading[edit]

  • jeghen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • jegen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929