upgang

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From Middle English upgang, from Old English ūpgang (a rising, a sunrise, an approach, an ascent, a landing, an incursion inland), equivalent to up- +‎ gang. Cognate with Dutch opgang (ascent), German Aufgang (rising, ascent), Swedish uppgång (a rise, a way up), Icelandic uppgang (expansion).

Noun[edit]

upgang (plural upgangs)

  1. (Britain dialectal) The act of ascending a slope; ascent.
  2. (Britain dialectal) A way up; a slope.
  3. (Britain dialectal) A sudden rising of wind and sea; a storm.

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ūp- +‎ gang.

Noun[edit]

upgang m (nominative plural upgangas)

  1. An upgoing, a rising, an ascent: an instance or the act of going up, particularly:
    1. (astronomy) A sunrise; a heliacal rising: a rising of a heavenly body over the horizon.
    2. A landing: a going from sea to land.
    3. An incursion: a going inland.
  2. An approach: a way or path for going up.

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