secgan

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secgan

  1. Alternative form of seien

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sagjaną. Cognate with Old Frisian sega, sedza (West Frisian sizze), Old Saxon seggian (Low German seggen), Dutch zeggen, Old High German sagen sagēn (German sagen), Old Norse segja (Swedish säga, Danish sige). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ-.

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seċġan

  1. to say, tell
    Hwȳ ne sæġdest þū þæt ǣr?
    Why didn't you say that before?
    seċġe simle sōþ.
    I always tell the truth.
    Ġesiehst þū! Iċ sæġde þē þæt hit riġnan wolde.
    You see! I told you it was going to rain.

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