ziagn

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Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ziehen, from Old High German ziohan, from Proto-West Germanic *teuhan. Cognates include German ziehen and Luxembourgish zéien.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vienna) IPA(key): /ˈt͡siɐ̯kn̩/
  • Hyphenation: ziagn

Verb[edit]

ziagn

  1. (Vienna, transitive) to pull
  2. (Vienna, intransitive) to move; to migrate
    • 1938, Josef Weinheber, Wien wörtlich, Impression im März:
      Zårte Blatterl schiaßen aus die Zweigel,
      und Papierln ziagn im Fruahjåhrswind.
      Tender leaves shoot up from the grape,
      and the papers move in the spring wind.

References[edit]

  • Maria Hornung; Sigmar Grüner (2002), “dsiagn”, in Wörterbuch der Wiener Mundart, 2nd edition, ÖBV & HPT