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English

Alternative spellings

Etymology

Old English ago, past participle of agon (to go away, to pass by), Anglo-Saxon agan (to pass away).

Pronunciation

Adverb

ago (not comparable)

Positive
ago

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Past; gone by; since.
    ten years ago
    gone long ago
  2. (obsolete) nearly gone; dead (used in Devonshire at the turn of the 19th century)

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Translations

References

  • G. A. Cooke, The County of Devon

Esperanto

Noun

ago (plural agoj, accusative singular agon, accusative plural agojn)

  1. act, action

Related terms


Italian

Noun

ago m. (plural aghi)[[Category:Template:lang:it nouns|ago]]

  1. needle

Derived terms


Japanese

Noun

ago (hiragana あご)

  1. : chin

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἄγω (agō), to lead), Sanskrit अजति (ájati), to drive, propel, cast).

Verb

present active agō, present infinitive agere, perfect active ēgī, supine actum.
  1. To do, act, make.
  2. To drive.

Conjugation

Derived terms

Descendants


Võro

Noun

ago

  1. twilight

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