Old Norse: ˈjaɡa

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Norse
Source form:jaga
Phonological form:ˈjaɡa
Cognate codes:(B)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Heggstad, Leiv, Finn Hødnebø & Erik Simensen. 2008. Norrøn Ordbok. Oslo: Det Norske Samlaget.
Reliability: High
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Source: Cleasby, Richard & Gudbrand Vigfusson. 1957. An Icelandic-English dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Pages: 322
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: meaning 'hunt' is only attested once for this lexeme, and appears to be a very late secondary development under Low German influence

Cognate coding

Cognate Class B
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Source: De Vries, Jan. 1961. Altnordisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
Reliability: Loanword
Comment: From Low German