tag

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See also: TAG, Tag, tág, and tåg

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag (plural tags)

  1. A small label.
  2. A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it".
  3. A skin tag, an excrescence of skin.
  4. A type of cardboard.
  5. Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the person who makes the graffiti.
  6. A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag.
  7. An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said").
  8. (chiefly US) a vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers).
  9. (baseball) An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
    The tag was applied at second for the final out.
  10. (computing) A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language.
    The <title> tag provides a title for the Web page.
    The <sarcasm> tag conveys sarcasm in Internet slang.
  11. (computing) A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content.
    I want to add genre and artist tags to the files in my music collection.
  12. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely.
  13. A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.
  14. The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.
  15. Something mean and paltry; the rabble.
  16. A sheep in its first year.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

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Verb[edit]

tag (third-person singular simple present tags, present participle tagging, simple past and past participle tagged)

  1. (transitive) To label (something).
  2. (transitive, graffiti) To mark (something) with one’s tag.
  3. (transitive) To remove dung tags from a sheep.
    Regularly tag the rear ends of your sheep.
  4. (transitive, baseball, colloquial) To hit the ball hard.
    He really tagged that ball.
  5. (transitive, baseball) To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
    He tagged the runner for the out.
  6. (transitive, computing) To mark with a tag (metadata for classification).
    I am tagging my music files by artist and genre.
  7. To follow closely, accompany, tag along.
    • 1906, O. Henry, By Courier
      A tall young man came striding through the park along the path near which she sat. Behind him tagged a boy carrying a suit-case.
  8. (transitive) To catch and touch (a player in the game of tag).
  9. (transitive) To fit with, or as if with, a tag or tags.
    • Macaulay
      He learned to make long-tagged thread laces.
    • Dryden
      His courteous host [] / Tags every sentence with some fawning word.
  10. To fasten; to attach.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bolingbroke to this entry?)

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Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).

Noun[edit]

tag

  1. day
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Tag. Dies.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þak (thatch, roof), from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-. Cognate with English thack, thatch, German Dach (roof). Akin to Latin toga (garment) and Ancient Greek στέγος (stégos, roof).“tag” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Noun[edit]

tag n (singular definite taget, plural indefinite tage)

  1. roof
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tak (hold, grasp).

Noun[edit]

tag n (singular definite taget, plural indefinite tag)

  1. hold, grasp, grip
  2. stroke
  3. tug, jerk
  4. knack
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From English tag (since 1985).

Noun[edit]

tag n (singular definite tagget, plural indefinite tags)

  1. tag
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

See tage (to take).

Verb[edit]

tag

  1. Imperative of tage.

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag

  1. Alternative form of tagi.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tag

  1. Imperative singular of tagen.

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag (plural tagok)

  1. member
  2. limb

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tag

  1. rafsi of tagji.

Meriam[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag

  1. arm, hand

Middle High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German tag, tac, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz, whence also Old English dæġ and Old Norse dagr. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).[1]

Noun[edit]

tag m

  1. day
  2. age, lifetime
  3. (politics) convention, congress
  4. (in a religious context) judgement day

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pfeifer, Wolfgang. 1995, 2005. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen. München: dtv. ISBN 3423325119.

Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, whence also Old English dæġ, Old Norse dagr, Old Saxon and Old Dutch dag, Old High German tag, Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌲𐍃 (dags). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag m (plural taga)

  1. day
    tag after tage
    day after day

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag n

  1. a grip; a hold (of something)
    Tappa inte taget
    Don’t lose your grip
    Släpp inte taget
    Don’t let go
  2. a stroke (with an oar; in swimming)
    Ett tag till med åran
    One more stroke with the oar
  3. a while, a moment, a minute, sec, second, tic
    Ett litet tag
    A little while, a second

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Verb[edit]

tag

  1. imperative of taga.

Alternative forms[edit]

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