agg

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See also: ägg and agg.

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

agg (not comparable)

  1. Clipping of aggravated.

Verb[edit]

agg (third-person singular simple present aggs, present participle agging, simple past and past participle agged)

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of egg (encourage)
    • 1923, Lucy S. Furman, The Quare Women: A Story of the Kentucky Mountains, page 38:
      And as for Cynthy, his maw, she won't hardly speak to me; and, though she is my offspring, is the bitter-heartedest and keen-tonguedest woman hit ever was my lot to meet up with. But for her agging him on, hit is my belief Fulty never would [do anything].

Anagrams[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *soŋkɜ, *soŋɜ (old, to grow old).[1] [2]

Adjective[edit]

agg (not comparable)

  1. (literary) very old, aged
    Synonyms: öreg, vén
Derived terms[edit]
Compound words

Noun[edit]

agg (plural aggok)

  1. old man
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative agg aggok
accusative aggot aggokat
dative aggnak aggoknak
instrumental aggal aggokkal
causal-final aggért aggokért
translative aggá aggokká
terminative aggig aggokig
essive-formal aggként aggokként
essive-modal
inessive aggban aggokban
superessive aggon aggokon
adessive aggnál aggoknál
illative aggba aggokba
sublative aggra aggokra
allative agghoz aggokhoz
elative aggból aggokból
delative aggról aggokról
ablative aggtól aggoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
aggé aggoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
aggéi aggokéi
Possessive forms of agg
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. aggom aggjaim
2nd person sing. aggod aggjaid
3rd person sing. aggja aggjai
1st person plural aggunk aggjaink
2nd person plural aggotok aggjaitok
3rd person plural aggjuk aggjaik

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

agg

  1. (intransitive) to shrivel, shrink, diminish (to become smaller, denser, or more compact)
  2. (intransitive) to worry, to be anxious
  3. (intransitive) to age, elden, grow old
Conjugation[edit]

See also its conjugation table at E-Szókincs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #907 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • (very old): agg in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • (to shrink, to worry, to age): agg in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • agg in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse aga (to threaten), from Proto-Germanic *agaz (fear, dread), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʰ- (to be depressed, afraid). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἄχος (ákhos, distress, pain), English ey and awe

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agg n (definite singular agget, uncountable)

  1. enmity, ill will (often implying that the enmity is hidden)

Further reading[edit]


Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agg (plural aggs)

  1. (Shetland, Orkney) The wash of waves on the seashore as caused by a steady wind from the sea.
  2. (Shetland, Orkney) Foam near the shore and its contents.
  3. (Shetland, Orkney) Stir, eagerness.

Verb[edit]

agg (third-person singular present aggs, present participle aggin, past agged, past participle agged)

  1. (Orkney) to swarm
  2. (Orkney) to be full of

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse aga (to threaten), from Proto-Germanic *agaz (fear, dread), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʰ- (to be depressed, afraid). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἄχος (ákhos, distress, pain), English ey and awe.

Noun[edit]

agg n

  1. aversion, grudge, hate

Declension[edit]

Declension of agg 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative agg agget
Genitive aggs aggets

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse *ǫggr, from Proto-Germanic *aʒw-.[1]

Adjective[edit]

ăgg

  1. Inside out.[1][2][3][4][5][6]
    agg sia
    the reverse side
  2. Averse, irate, angry.[4][5]

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

āgg f (definite singular āggă, singulare tantum)

  1. Water that flows back against the current due to terrain or rocks; whirlpool.[2][3][6][7]
  2. Headwind, wind from an unexpected direction.[4][5].

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Svenska landsmål och Svenskt folkliv, 1891, page 121
  2. 2.0 2.1 Stenberg, Pehr, Widmark, Gusten “agg a ăgg”, “agga f indecl.sgt. āgg”, in Ordbok över Umemålet [Dictionary of the Umeå speech], →ISBN, page 5
  3. 3.0 3.1 Rietz, Johan Ernst, “AGG”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 3
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Lindgren, J. V., 1940, “'*agg etc.”, in Orbok över Burträskmålet, page 2
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Nyström, Jan-Olov, 1993, Ordbok över lulemålet, page 205, 206
  6. 6.0 6.1 Marklund, Thorsten, 1986, Skelleftemålet: grammatik och ordlista : för lekmän - av lekman [The Skellefteå speech: grammar and vocabulary: for laymen - by a layman], →ISBN, page 73
  7. ^ Fältskytt, Gunnar, 2007, Ordbok över Lövångersmålet, →ISBN, →ISBN, page 159