Talk:nag

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See talk August 2006. I forgot to move it here.

Def = # A paramour; -- in contempt.

Removed disputed sense. Andrew massyn 18:10, 25 September 2006 (UTC)

Etymology[edit]

I am concerned about coming across the claim that nag (second meaning) stemmed from the Swedish word. In ODS it is written that it stems simply "fra nordisk" (from Norse). I have supposed that Danish could also be the source, but more claims can arise from the other three modern North Germanic languages. Is not there a template unifying the Scandinavian origin, as is the expression in Danish "fra nordisk"? Bogorm 08:13, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Unfortunately, we have not yet come up with a good format for macrolanguage origins. However, Widsith's presentation puts the information nicely, even if the categorization is not quite what we might like. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 18:11, 13 August 2008 (UTC)