jegens

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch jegen, jegens, with unetymological -s from Old Dutch gegin, from Proto-Germanic *gagin. See also tegen.

Cognate with Middle Low German jegen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

jegens

  1. against, in competition with
  2. (dated) towards, for the purpose of

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