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See also: tegan


Proper noun

Tegan (plural Tegans)

  1. A female given name.
    • 1999, John Kenneth Muir, A Critical History of Doctor Who on Television, page 339:
      Janet Fielding's Tegan also says goodbye to Doctor Who in "Resurrection of the Daleks," and her farewell has an abrupt air to it. [] Tegan simply has a temper tantrum and says she has seen too much violence. She then runs off into a warehouse and disappears.
    • 2007, Christine Jones, Mariard, Volume 1: The Gifting, page 68:
      The lad felt most honoured when Tegan called him her best friend.
    • 2007 August, Barry Walters, How To Tell Tegan From Sara, Spin, page 44:
      Canadian indie-rock duo Tegan and Sara Quin have spent a lifetime answering the question: "So which one of you is which?"
    • 2011, Catherine Powell, Safeguarding And Child Protection For Nurses, Midwives And Health Visitors, page 126:
      Following a restless and difficult day, Tegan, who is 11 weeks old, falls asleep cuddled up with her mother Carys on the sofa.
  2. A male given name.
    • 2008, Lara Adrian, Midnight Awakening, 2013, unnumbered page:
      'But,' Tegan prompted, pulling Elise toward him like he wanted something firm to hold onto. 'But it was empty.'
  3. A surname.
    • 2006, Report of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court and in the Court of Appeals of the State of Idaho, page 14:
      Their next door neighbor told Ott she had seen Tegan the night before the report was made and he did not have any bruises on his head.

See also




See also: Tegan



tegan m (plural teganau)

  1. toy


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tegan degan nhegan thegan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.