seggen

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See also: seǧǧen and seȝȝen

Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German seggen, from Old Saxon seggian, from Proto-Germanic *sagjaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

seggen (past singular , past participle seggt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to say, tell
    He , he wull laat ankamen
    He said he would come late

Conjugation[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *seggen, from Proto-Germanic *sagjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ-. The irregular past tense is a common Ingvaeonic development of the northern dialects, seen also in brein and seil.

Verb[edit]

seggen

  1. to say
  2. to tell, to make known
  3. to tell, to instruct
  4. to say in writing, to write/be in writing
  5. to call, to name

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • secghen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • seggen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

seggen

  1. Alternative form of seien