secan

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

secan

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive of secar

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

secan

  1. third-person plural present indicative of secar

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sōkijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂g- (track down, seek out). Cognate with Old Frisian sēka (West Frisian sykje), Old Saxon sōkian (Low German sooken), Dutch zoeken, Old High German suohhen (German suchen), Old Norse sœkja (Swedish söka), Gothic 𐍃𐍉𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 (sōkjan); and with Latin sagiō (sense by smell), Albanian shikoj (to see, observe, look for), Old Irish saigid (seek).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sēċan

  1. to look for, seek
    Hwæt sēcst þū?
    What are you looking for?
    sēċe mīne horscǣġe.
    I'm looking for the keys to my horse.
    sōhte rǣd æt his fæder.
    He sought advice from his father.
    Se hwelp sēcþ þā wiermðe his mēder.
    The cub seeks the warmth of its mother.

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

secan

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of secar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of secar.