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jag, verb transitive

/jax/
Forms:
jaag, yachShow more Also jaag, yach, yag, yah.
Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans ja, jag to chase or hunt (from Dutch jagen or jachten).
obs.
To chase, hunt, or pursue (game); to urge on (domestic animals).
1850 R.G.G. Cumming Hunter’s Life I. 119I directed Cobus to ride round and ‘jag’ them up to me.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 567Yag, or Yah, To, (D jachten, to hurry, to pursue eagerly.) To urge animals to a quicker pace; to drive animals in a certain direction. The two Dutch words jagen and jachten are etymologically the same, and as used in Cape Dutch their meanings overlap, if they are not confused.
To chase, hunt, or pursue (game); to urge on (domestic animals).

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