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Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *duga-, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeugʰe- (be ready, suffice). Cognate with Old Frisian duga/daech, Old Saxon dugan/dōg (Dutch deugen), Old High German tugan/touc (German taugen), Old Norse duga (weak) (Swedish duga). The IE root is also the source of Ancient Greek τευξομαι, Russian дужий.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈduːɣɑn/

Verb

dūgan

  1. to avail, to be of use, to serve
    Ðonne his ellea deah: when his valour avails.
  2. to be fit or strong

Conjugation

Preterite-present
present singular plural
1st person dēah dugon
2nd person *dēahst
3rd person dēah
subjunctive dūge dūgen
preterite singular plural
1st person dohte dohton
2nd person dohtest
3rd person dohte
subjunctive dohte dohten
imperative singular plural
dūge dūgaþ
participle present past
dūgende (ġe)dūgen


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