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Definitions and meaning of ag

ag

Translingual

Symbol

ag

  1. (metrology) Symbol for attogram, an SI unit of mass equal to 10−18 grams.

Etymology 1

Clipping of agriculture.

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /æɡ/
  • Rhymes: -æɡ

Noun

ag

  1. (chiefly in compounds) Clipping of agriculture.
    • 2014, Ferd Hoefner, quoted in Jennifer Steinhauer, “Farm Bill Reflects Shifting American Menu and a Senator’s Persistent Tilling”, NYTimes.com (2014 March 8):
      Even the most ag-centric member of the Agriculture Committee []
    • 2014 March 8, Jennifer Steinhauer, “Farm Bill Reflects Shifting American Menu and a Senator’s Persistent Tilling”, NYTimes.com:
      [] fruits and vegetables, oddly referred to in ag-speak as specialty crops, []

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Afrikaans ag, from Dutch ach.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ax/

Interjection

ag

  1. (South Africa) Expressing annoyance, remorse, surprise etc.; oh, ah.
    • 1962, Jeremy Taylor, Ag Pleez Deddy (song)
      Ag pleez Deddy won't you take us to the wrestling / We wanna see an ou called Sky High Lee
    • 1979, André Brink, A Dry White Season, Vintage 1998, p. 88:
      Ag, fuck it,’ he said. ‘Let bygones be bygones, man.’
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, p. 491:
      Finally, after placing four books on the desk, he turned to a sheepish Kathy and said, ‘Ag, there's nothing wrong with these desks,’ and walked out.

Anagrams

  • G&A, GA, Ga, Ga.

Afrikaans

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aχ/

Etymology 1

From Dutch acht.

Noun

ag (plural agte)

  1. esteem
  2. eight

Etymology 2

From Dutch achten.

Verb

ag (present ag, present participle agtende, past participle geag)

  1. to regard; to deem
  2. to heed

Etymology 3

From Dutch ach. Equivalent of German ach and English oh.

Interjection

ag

  1. oh, oh no, shoot, damn, oh dear

Etymology 4

Numeral

ag

  1. Alternative form of agt

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *(h)aug-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg- (compare Ancient Greek αὐγή (augḗ, daylight, splendor), Serbo-Croatian jȕg (south).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aɡ/

Noun

ag m (indefinite plural agje, definite singular agu, definite plural agjet)

  1. dawn, daybreak, predawn light
  2. semi-darkness, fog
  3. shine
  4. pupils

Related terms

  • agull
  • agon
  • agullon
  • vegoj
  • agull
  • vegim
  • vagëlloj

References


Indo-Portuguese

Noun

ag

  1. water

Further reading

  • Hugo C. Cardoso, The Indo-Portuguese language of Diu (2009), page 345

Irish

Etymology 1

From Middle Irish oc, ac, ic, from Old Irish oc, occ. Akin to agus. Compare Scottish Gaelic aig.

Pronunciation

  • (particle):
    • IPA(key): /ə/ before a consonant
    • IPA(key): /əɡ/ before a, á, o, ó, u, ú
    • IPA(key): /əɟ/ before e, é, i, í
  • (preposition): IPA(key): /ɛɟ/, /ɪɟ/
  • (preposition, Oriel): IPA(key): /ɪɟə/

Particle

ag

  1. particle used with the verbal noun to mark the progressive aspect:

Preposition

ag (plus dative, triggers no mutation)

  1. at
  2. of, for (after certain adjectives)
  3. of (after an indication of quantity)
  4. of (to indicate possession emphatically, used after a noun qualified by seo (this) or sin (that))
  5. used with forms of (to be) to indicate possession in place of a verb meaning ‘have’
  6. used with forms of (to be) and a past participle to indicate a perfect tense
  7. used with forms of (to be) to indicate ability to do something
Inflection

Etymology 2

Reduced form of chuig, assimilated in all forms to Etymology 1.

Pronunciation

  • (preposition): IPA(key): /ɛɟ/

Preposition

ag (plus dative, triggers no mutation)

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of chuig (to (a person or place))
Inflection

Further reading

  • "ag" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “ag” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 7.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “oc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Entries containing “ag” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Korlai Creole Portuguese

Noun

ag

  1. water

Further reading

  • J. Clancy Clements, The Genesis of a Language: The Formation and Development of Korlai Portuguese, page 94, 1996

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *agos (cow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵHos. Compare Old Armenian եզն (ezn), Sanskrit अही (ahī́).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aɣ/

Noun

ag n

  1. bullock, cow, ox
  2. deer, stag

Inflection

Descendants

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “ag”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Scottish Gaelic

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /aɡ/

Etymology 1

Contraction of aig

Particle

ag

  1. Used before the verbal noun to form the present participle.

Usage notes

  • This is the form used before a vowel. Before consonants it contracts to a'. The sole exception is ag ràdh (saying).

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

ag m (genitive singular agaig or aig, no plural)

  1. doubt
  2. hesitation

Mutation

Verb

ag (past dh'ag, future agidh, verbal noun agadh)

  1. hesitate
  2. doubt

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish ag, agh (Cladium)

Noun

ag c

  1. the genus Cladium (a kind of grass)
  2. the species Cladium mariscus; great fen-sedge, saw-sedge.
  3. various sedges and rushes outside genus Cladium, e.g. genus Schoenus; bog rush in genus Juncus (tåg)

Declension

Anagrams

  • g:a

Volapük

Interjection

ag!

  1. oh! cry of pain or surprise
  2. ah! cry of surprise

Welsh

Alternative forms

  • â

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aɡ/

Preposition

ag

  1. with (used before vowels)

Usage notes

Unlike â, ag does not cause an aspirate mutation in the following word.


Wolof

Preposition

ag

  1. with

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) agriculture.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)