vega V “lift”

“carry; weigh; swing; attack; kill”

transitive (acc)

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek veg 1pl vér vegum 1sg ek vega 1pl vér vegim
2sg þú vegr 2pl þér vegið 2sg þú vegir 2pl þér vegið
3sg hon vegr 3pl þau vega 3sg hon vegi 3pl þau vegi
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek 1pl vér vágum 1sg ek væga 1pl vér vægim
2sg þú vátt 2pl þér váguð 2sg þú vægir 2pl þér vægið
3sg hon 3pl þau vágu 3sg hon vægi 3pl þau vægi
preterite infinitive vágu
past participle f. vegin m. veginn n. vegit
imperative 2sg veg 1pl vegum 2pl vegið
middle voice: vegask “fight; kill each other”
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek vegumk 1pl vér vegumk 1sg ek vegumk 1pl vér vegimk
2sg þú vegsk 2pl þér vegizk 2sg þú vegisk 2pl þér vegizk
3sg hon vegsk 3pl þau vegask 3sg hon vegisk 3pl þau vegisk
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek vágumk 1pl vér vágumk 1sg ek vægumk 1pl vér vægimk
2sg þú vázk 2pl þér váguzk 2sg þú vægisk 2pl þér vægizk
3sg hon vásk 3pl þau vágusk 3sg hon vægisk 3pl þau vægisk
past participle n. vegizk
imperative 2sg vegsk 1pl vegumk 2pl vegizk

Sense group “lift; carry; weigh”: PG *weganą, OE wegan V “carry; weigh,” ME weien, MnE weigh, Dutch wegen, German wiegen, Latin vehere “carry,” and related to the noun ON vág “scale; weight” (PG *wēgō), OE wǣg, ME wei, Dutch waag, German Waage, built on the same PG root as MnE weight and cognates. Sense group “swing; attack; kill”: PG *viganą, OE wīgan I “fight,” vincere “prevail”. Inflected variants include preterite , vógu; subjunctive œgi; participle viginn.

Corpus search: present active / preterite active / present reflexive / preterite reflexive

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