Dictionary verb ent verb *aik- eigene (r,s,n,m) eignen enteignen
(ent verb)


to dispossess, to expropriate
(In the sense of "communism" basically, so the government taking away property or assets. NOT in the context of families. Both, the person and the object taken, can be the direct object.)
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Word Family

Root: *aik-

The core idea of this root was:

owning, possessing

It’s the origin of (to) own, to owe, ought and the words freight and fraught, which are probably based on a notion of carrying,bringing your belongings somewhere.

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