arg

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See also: Arg, ARG, and Arg.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

arg (plural args)

  1. (programming, informal) An argument; a value passed as a parameter.
    The first arg needs to be an int.

Symbol[edit]

arg

  1. (mathematics) argument function

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arbëreshë; from Proto-Albanian *arga, from Proto-Indo-European *Horgʰi (compare Armenian ոջիլ (oǰil)).

Noun[edit]

arg m

  1. (Arbëresh) nit

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *arka, from Proto-Germanic *argaz. Compare German arg.

Adjective[edit]

arg (genitive ara, partitive arga, comparative arem, superlative kõige arem)

  1. cowardly, shy

Declension[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German arg, from Proto-Germanic *argaz. Compare English eerie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

arg (comparative ärger, superlative am ärgsten)

  1. bad
    im Argen liegento be in disorder
  2. intense

Usage notes[edit]

Capitalized Arg- with any ending other than -s is in fact the (nominalized) adjective arg, not the noun Arg.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • arg in Duden online

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish orcaid.

Verb[edit]

arg (present analytic argann, future analytic argfaidh, verbal noun argain, past participle argtha)

  1. (transitive) destroy, plunder

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
arg n-arg harg not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

arg

  1. Alternative form of argh

Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *argaz, whence also Old English earg, Old Norse argr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

arg

  1. bad, wicked, godless

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: arc

Further reading[edit]

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish argher, from Old Norse argr, from Proto-Germanic *argaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃orǵʰ-, *h₃erǵʰ- (to copulate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

arg (comparative argare, superlative argast)

  1. angry
    Elin blev mycket arg när hennes hund kissade i köket.
    Elin was very angry when her dog peed in the kitchen.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of arg
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular arg argare argast
Neuter singular argt argare argast
Plural arga argare argast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 arge argare argaste
All arga argare argaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Synonyms[edit]


Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *arka.

Adjective[edit]

arg

  1. shy

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse argr, from Proto-Germanic *argaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːre/, /ˈæːrɪ/, /ˈærɡʲ/, /ˈærːj/
    Rhymes: -árɡ

Adjective[edit]

arg

  1. Apt, skilful, energetic, capable.[1][2][3]
    Hä var’n arg stint dill å arbait
    that girl is a good worker
  2. Angry.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rietz, Johan Ernst, “ARG”, 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 12
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lindgren, J. V., 1940, “arg a.”, in Orbok över Burträskmålet, page 5
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fältskytt, Gunnar, 2007, Ordbok över Lövångersmålet, →ISBN, →ISBN, page 161