zegen

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch segen, from Old Dutch *segan, from Latin signum, from which also sein. Cognate with German Segnung.

Noun[edit]

zegen m ‎(plural zegens, diminutive zegentje n)

  1. A blessing, benediction
  2. (figuratively) A boon, anything beneficial.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch segene, seine, from Middle Dutch segina, from Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη(sagḗnē).

Noun[edit]

zegen f ‎(plural zegens, diminutive zegentje n)

  1. A dragnet, used for :
    1. fishing
    2. catching crustaceans
    3. hunting fowl, notably partidges
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Verb[edit]

zegen

  1. first-person singular present indicative of zegenen
  2. imperative of zegenen

Verb[edit]

zegen

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of zijgen

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