Arg

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See also: arg, ARG, and Arg.

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Noun[edit]

Arg

  1. (biochemistry) IUPAC 3-letter abbreviation of arginine

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Etymology[edit]

See arg

Noun[edit]

Arg n (genitive Args, no plural)

  1. (dated) malice, wickedness, falsehood, deceit
    Synonyms: Boshaftigkeit, Falschheit

Usage notes[edit]

Usage restricted to a few set expressions and compound forms:

Er ist ohne Arg.He is without malice.
Es ist kein Arg an/in ihm.There is no malice about/in him.
arglosharmless

Capitalized Arg- with any ending other than -s is in fact the (nominalized) adjective arg, for example:

im Argen liegento be in disorder

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Further reading[edit]

  • Arg in Duden online