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Translingual

Symbol

dag

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the decagram, an SI unit of mass equal to 101 grams.

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

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Interjection

dag

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Expressing shock, awe or surprise; used as a general intensifier.

Etymology 2

From Old French dague. Compare dagger.

Noun

Singular
dag

Plural
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dag ({{{1}}})
  1. A skewer.
  2. A sharpened stick, used for roasting food over a fire. Compare dogwood, formerly dagwood.
  3. A long pointed strip of cloth at the edge of a piece of clothing.
  4. One of a row of decorative strips of cloth, ornamenting a tent, booth, or fairground.

Verb

Infinitive
to dag

Third person singular
dag

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
g

to dag (third-person singular simple present dag, present participle g, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To skewer food, for roasting over a fire
  2. (transitive) To cut or slash the edge of a garment into dags

Etymology 3

From daglock.

Noun

Singular
dag

Plural
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dag ({{{1}}})
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  1. A dangling lock of sheep’s wool matted with dung.
Synonyms
  • daglock
  • dung tag
    • 1989, Paula Simmons, Raising Sheep the Modern Way, revised edition, Storey Communications Inc., Pownal Vermont, page 212
      Remove dung tags, and do not tie them in with the fleece.
Derived terms

Etymology 4

Back-formation from daggy.

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Noun

Singular
dag

Plural
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dag ({{{1}}})
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An uncool person commonly not a dork, loser, nerd. May be used as form of endearment emphasising that they are different.
Synonyms
Related terms

Etymology 5

Initialism for directed acyclic graph.

Noun

Singular
dag

Plural
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dag ({{{1}}})
  1. (mathematics) A directed acyclic graph; an ordered pair <math>(V, E)</math> such that <math>E</math> is a subset of some partial ordering relation on <math>V</math>.

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch dag.

Afrikaans noun
singular plural
dag dae

Noun

dag

  1. day

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse dagr.

Noun

dag

  1. day

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

dag m. and f. (plural dagen, diminutive dagje)

  1. day
  2. The period of time between sunrise and sunset.

Derived terms

Interjection

dag!

  1. goodbye
  2. hello, short for goedendag (good day)

Synonyms

Derived terms


Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /dɛaː/

Noun

dag

  1. Accusative singular form of dagur., day.

Derived terms

Declension

m42 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dagur dagurin dagar dagarnir
Accusative dag dagin dagar dagarnar
Dative degi degnum døgum døgunum
Genitive dags dagsins daga daganna

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch dag.

Interjection

dag

  1. hello

Norwegian

Noun

dag m.

  1. day (period from midnight to the following midnight)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse dagr.

Noun

dag m. (definite singular dagen; indefinite plural dager; definite plural dagene)

  1. day
  2. The period of time between sunrise and sunset

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse dagr.

Noun

dag m. (definite singular dagn; indefinite plural dagar; definite plural dagane)


  1. day
  2. The period of time between sunrise and sunset

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse dagr.

Inflection for dag Singular Plural
Common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dag dagen dagar dagarna
Genitive dags dagens dagars dagarnas

Pronunciation

Noun

dag c.

  1. day
  2. The period of time between sunrise and sunset.

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