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English

Etymology

From Swedish slagg, or Middle Low German slacke, whence German schlacke; originally, perhaps, the splinters struck off from the metal by hammering.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
slag

Plural
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  1. The impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore; also, vitrified cinders.
  2. The scoria of a volcano.
  3. (UK, Australia, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A woman (sometimes a man) who has loose morals relating to sex.

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Verb

Infinitive
to slag

Third person singular
slags

Simple past
slagged

Past participle
slagged

Present participle
slagging

to slag (third-person singular simple present slags, present participle slagging, simple past and past participle slagged)
  1. (transitive) To make slag.
  2. (transitive) To talk badly about someone; to denigrate someone.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

slag m. (plural slagen, diminutive slagje)

  1. blow, knock
  2. battle
  3. beat, stroke, pulsation

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Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [slɛaː]

Noun

slag n.

  1. hit; punch
  2. (medicine) stroke
  3. battle between to armies, navies or air forces
  4. kind; sort
  5. (biology, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) species

Declension

n6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative slag slagið sløg sløgini
Accusative slag slagið sløg sløgini
Dative slag(i) slag(i)num sløgum sløgunum
Genitive slags slagsins slaga slaganna

Norwegian

Noun

slag n. (definite singular slaget; indefinite plural slag; definite plural slaga/slagene)

  1. hit; punch
  2. stroke (medical)
  3. battle between to armies, navies or air forces
  4. kind; sort

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for slag Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative slag slaget slag slagen
Genitive slags slagets slags slagens

slag n.

  1. hit; punch
  2. the hit of a ball by a bat or a racket
  3. battle between two armies, navies or air forces
  4. stroke; the striking of a clock
    Klockan slog just tre slag = The clock just struck three strokes
  5. stroke; the time when a clock strikes
    Han kom precis på slaget midnatt = He came on the stroke of midnight
  6. (medicine) stroke; a loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted.
  7. kind; sort
    En fågel av ett ovanligt slag = A bird of an unusual kind
  8. while; moment; a short period of time
    Kom hit ett slag! = Come here a minute!
  9. A fold on the legs of a pair of trousers, where about an inch of the leg is folded upwards.

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