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Eg

Eg

See also: Appendix:Variations of "eg"

Translingual

Symbol

Eg

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the exagram, an SI unit of mass equal to 1018 grams.

eg

eg

See also: Appendix:Variations of "eg"

English

Adverb

eg (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of e.g.

Anagrams


Afrikaans

Etymology 1

From Dutch eg.

Noun

eg (plural êe or egge)

  1. (agriculture) harrow
Synonyms

Etymology 2

From Dutch eggen.

Alternative forms

Verb

eg (present eg, present participle eggende, past participle geëg)

  1. to harrow; to work the land with a harrow

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eːɡ/, [eːˀj]

Noun

eg c (singular definite egen, plural indefinite ege)

  1. oak, oak tree (tree or wood)

Inflection

Synonyms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛx

Noun

eg f (plural eggen, diminutive egje n)

  1. harrow

Verb

eg

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

Anagrams


Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eː/
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • Homophones: e, E

Etymology

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek (whence also Old English , Old High German ih), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun

eg (plural vit, possessive adjectives mín, mítt)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)
    Eg eti døgurða.
    I am eating dinner.

Declension

Synonyms

  • jeg (Suðuroy dialect)

Icelandic

Alternative forms

  • ek (very archaic)
  • ég (modern)

Etymology

From older Icelandic ek, from Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare with Faroese eg, Norn eg and Norwegian Nynorsk eg.

Pronoun

eg

  1. (poetic, archaic) I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

See also


Jamaican Creole

Etymology

From English egg.

Noun

eg

  1. egg

Norn

Etymology

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun

eg

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eːɡ/ (example of pronunciation)

Pronoun

eg (accusative meg)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

References

See also


Pumpokol

Etymology

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔes. Compare Kott ēš, Arin es, . Also from the same root is Pumpokol (sky).

Noun

eg

  1. God