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Webster 1913 Edition


Waag

Waag

(wäg)
,
Noun.
(Zool.)
The grivet.

Definition 2021


waag

waag

English

Noun

waag (plural waags)

  1. The grivet (an African monkey) - Chlorocebus aethiops

Synonyms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋaːx/
  • Rhymes: -aːx

Etymology 1

Verb

waag

  1. first-person singular present indicative of wagen
  2. imperative of wagen

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch wage, from Old Dutch wāga, from Proto-Germanic *wēgō.

Noun

waag f (plural wagen, diminutive waagje n)

  1. weighing scales
  2. place (building) where goods are weighed

Etymology 3

From Middle Dutch wage (wave), from an ablaut stem of the verb wegen (to move; to weigh).

Noun

waag f (plural wagen, diminutive waagje n)

  1. wave
  2. water flow, current

North Frisian

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *wēgaz (motion, storm, wave).

Noun

waag n (plural waagen)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) wave
    skümig waagen
    foaming waves

Tagalog

Pronunciation 1

  • IPA(key): /ˈwa.ʔaɡ/

Noun

waag

  1. wide, open field or space
  2. state or condition of being wide-open and clear to viewing

Pronunciation 2

  • IPA(key): /wa.ˈʔaɡ/

Adjective

waag

  1. open; wide and clear (referring to a place)
  2. cleared of obstructions that hinder clear viewing
Derived terms