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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/

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

Etymology

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).

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)