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3 letters words from 'nag'

GAN 4NAG 4

2 letters words from 'nag'

AG 3AN 2
NA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of nag

nag ang nga gna agn gan

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Definitions and meaning of nag

nag

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈnæɡ/
  • (North American also) IPA(key): /neɪɡ/, IPA(key): /nɛɡ/
  • Rhymes: -æɡ

Etymology 1

From Middle English nagge, cognate with Dutch negge.

Noun

nag (plural nags)

  1. A small horse; a pony.
  2. An old useless horse.
  3. (obsolete, derogatory) A paramour.
    • 1598, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra, III. x. 11:
      Yon ribaudred nag of Egypt – Whom leprosy o'ertake!
Synonyms
  • (old useless horse): dobbin, hack, jade, plug
Coordinate terms
  • (old useless horse): bum (racing)
Translations

Etymology 2

Probably from a North Germanic source; compare Swedish nagga (to gnaw, grumble), Danish nage, Icelandic nagga (to complain).

Verb

nag (third-person singular simple present nags, present participle nagging, simple past and past participle nagged)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To continuously remind or complain to (someone) in an annoying way, often about insignificant or unnecessary matters.
  2. To bother with persistent thoughts or memories.
    The notion that he forgot something nagged him the rest of the day.
  3. To bother or disturb persistently in any way.
    a nagging pain in his left knee
    a nagging north wind
Synonyms
  • (continually remind or complain): ride
  • (bother with thoughts or memories): haunt
  • (persistently bother or annoy): worry
Derived terms
  • nag screen
  • nagware
Related terms
  • gnaw
Translations

Noun

nag (plural nags)

  1. Someone or something that nags.
  2. A repeated complaint or reminder.
  3. A persistent, bothersome thought or worry
Synonyms
  • (person who nags): See Thesaurus:shrew
Derived terms
  • nagless
Translations

References

  • nag at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • nag in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Anagrams

  • AGN, ANG, GAN, GNA, GaN, Gan, NGA, gan

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch nacht (night), from Middle Dutch nacht, from Old Dutch naht, from Proto-Germanic *nahts, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /naχ/

Noun

nag (plural nagte)

  1. The period between sunset and sunrise, when the sky is dark; night.
  2. (countable) darkness.

Colán

Noun

nag

  1. moon

Danish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aː
  • Rhymes: -aːɡ

Noun

nag n (singular definite naget, not used in plural form)

  1. grudge

Derived terms

  • bære nag

Verb

nag

  1. imperative of nage

Gaikundi

Noun

nag

  1. sago

Further reading

  • Gaikundi-Ontena Organised Phonology Data (2011)

German

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aːk

Verb

nag

  1. Imperative singular of nagen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of nagen.

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *nagъ, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós (naked).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nâːɡ/

Adjective

nȃg (definite nȃgī, Cyrillic spelling на̑г)

  1. naked

Declension

Synonyms

  • gȏl,

Derived terms

  • nágōst

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *nagъ, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós (naked).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /náːk/

Adjective

nȃg (not comparable)

  1. naked

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms

  • gòl (more formal)

Derived terms

  • nágost

Further reading

  • nag”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /naɡ/

Particle

nag

  1. not (in answers and tag questions)

Usage notes

Used before a vowel, but not when that vowel has resulted from the soft mutation of g. Thus na + gallan becomes na allan, not *nag allan.

Alternative forms

  • na (used before a consonant)

White Hmong

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /na˧˩̤/

Noun

nag

  1. rain

Derived terms

  • los nag

Wolof

Noun

nag (definite form nag wi)

  1. cow, cattle

Zhuang

Etymology

From Proto-Tai *naːkᴰ (otter). Cognate with Thai นาก (nâak), Ahom 𑜃𑜀𑜫 (nak).

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /naːk˧/
  • Tone numbers: nag8
  • Hyphenation: nag

Noun

nag (old orthography nag, Sawndip forms 𤜽, 纳, 𭸐, 𭸢, 那)

  1. otter
    Synonym: duznag

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to find fault incessantly.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)