onginnan

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

onginnan

  1. Genitive singular form of onginta.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From on- + West Germanic *ginnan (of uncertain meaning, found only in compounds). Akin to Old Saxon andginnan, Dutch ontginnen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

onġinnan (3 singular present onġinneþ, 3 singular preterite ongan, preterite plural ongunnon, past participle ongunnen)

  1. to begin
  2. to undertake, attempt

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

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