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clæg

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Old English

Etymology

From Germanic *klaijā-, from *kli- ‘to stick, cleave’, from Indo-European. Cognate with Middle Low German klei (Dutch klei, German Klei). Compare also Ancient Greek γλία, Latin glūs ‘glue’, Old Church Slavonic глина ‘clay’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /klæːj/

Noun

clǣġ m.

  1. clay

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative clǣġ clǣgas
accusative clǣġ clǣgas
genitive clǣges clǣga
dative clǣge clǣgum


Descendants

References

  • “clæg” in the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1974 edition.
  • Clay, New Webster Dictionary of English Language, 1980 edition.

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