TG

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See also: tg, Tg, .tg, and T&G

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

TG

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Togo.
    Synonym: TGO (alpha-3)

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

TG (plural TGs)

  1. Initialism of temporary gentleman.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, 'A Friend's Friend', Plain Tales from the Hills, Folio Society 2005, page 176:
      you can get rid of a man you don't like by writing a letter of introduction and putting him, with it, into the train. TG's are best treated thus.
  2. Initialism of transformational grammar.
  3. (LGBT, dated) A transgender person.
    • 1997, Nancy Goldstein, Jennifer L Manlowe, The Gender Politics of HIV/AIDS in Women
      Often, TGs are forced to revert to their original gender in order to obtain services.
  4. Initialism of thyroglobulin.

Adjective[edit]

TG

  1. (LGBT) Initialism of transgender.
  2. (linguistics) Initialism of transformative-generative.

Interjection[edit]

TG

  1. Initialism of thank God.

Anagrams[edit]


Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Possible sources:

  • Initialism of 土共 (tǔgòng).
  • From the emblem of the Communist Party of China. The Latin letters T and G resemble the hammer and the sickle, respectively.

Proper noun[edit]

TG

  1. (Internet slang) Communist Party of China

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of English Telegram (software).

Proper noun[edit]

TG

  1. (Internet) Telegram (software).

Etymology 3[edit]

Initialism of English tear gas.

Noun[edit]

TG

  1. (Hong Kong) tear gas

German[edit]

Noun[edit]

TG

  1. (apartment listing) Abbreviation of Tiefgarage.

Proper noun[edit]

TG

  1. ISO 3166-2:CH code of Thurgau (canton)

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

TG m (invariable)

  1. Abbreviation of telegiornale.

References[edit]

  1. ^ TG in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

TG f (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of technoleg gwybodaeth (information technology).