mugan

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Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *megʰ-.

Verb[edit]

mugan

  1. may, to be allowed to
  2. can, to be able to

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: mōgen
    • Dutch: mogen
      • Afrikaans: mag
    • Limburgish: moge

Further reading[edit]

  • mugan”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *(me)mógʰe. Cognate with Old English magan, Old Frisian muga, Old Saxon mugan, Old Dutch mugan, Old Norse mega.

Verb[edit]

mugan

  1. (auxiliary) can, be able, must, shall, may

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *megʰ-.

Verb[edit]

mugan

  1. may, to be allowed to
    • that ik hier ni mag ēniga huīla libbian
      That I shouldn't live any moment
      (Genesis, verse 67)
  2. can, to be able to
    • uundron huuō mag that giuuerðan sō
      To wonder how it could have happened so
      (Heliand, verse 141)

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