undergang

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See also: undergång

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English undergangen (to undego, endure, be baptised), from Old English undergangan (to undergo); equivalent to under- +‎ gang (to walk, step, go).

Verb[edit]

undergang (third-person singular simple present undergangs, present participle underganging, simple past and past participle underganged)

  1. (rare or dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To undergo; pass through; endure.

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Noun[edit]

undergang (plural undergangs)

  1. (rare or dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) A passage beneath any obstruction, e.g. a roadway tunnel beneath a railway, etc.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From under- +‎ gang

Noun[edit]

undergang m (definite singular undergangen, indefinite plural underganger, definite plural undergangene)

  1. an underpass
  2. a subway (for pedestrians)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From under- +‎ gang

Noun[edit]

undergang m (definite singular undergangen, indefinite plural undergangar, definite plural undergangane)

  1. an underpass
  2. a subway (for pedestrians)

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