duga

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Bikol Central[edit]

Noun[edit]

dugà

  1. nectar, sap

Cebuano[edit]

Noun[edit]

duga

  1. juice, nectar, sap
  2. (slang) sperm, semen

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse duga (to help, to suffice), from Proto-Germanic *duganą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewgʰ- (to produce)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

duga (third person singular past indicative dugdi, third person plural past indicative dugdu, supine dugað)

  1. to know how to

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of duga (group v-25)
infinitive duga
supine dugað
participle (a6)1 dugandi dugaður
present past
first singular dugi dugdi
second singular dugir dugdi
third singular dugir dugdi
plural duga dugdu
imperative
singular duga!
plural dugið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[1], Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN

Higaonon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Cebuano duga.

Noun[edit]

duga

  1. honey

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse duga (to help, to suffice), from Proto-Germanic *duganą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewgʰ- (to produce)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

duga (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative dugði, supine dugað) or
duga (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative dugaði, supine dugað)

  1. to suffice, to be enough, to do the trick
    Þetta dugir mér.
    This is enough for me.
    Mig vantar blað.. Þetta umslag dugar alveg.
    I need a piece of paper.. This old envelope will do the trick!
  2. to be fit

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[2], Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN

Indonesian[edit]

Verb[edit]

duga (used in the form menduga)

  1. To gauge. (clarification of this definition is needed)
  2. To guess.

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

duga (Jawi spelling ندوݢ‎)

  1. to guess
    Synonyms: agak, sangka, teka
  2. to measure or gauge the depth of a body of water
    Synonyms: ajuk, ukur
  3. to test
    Synonyms: ukur, uji

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: duga

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse duga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

duga (present tense duger, past tense dugde, past participle dugd/dugt, passive infinitive dugast, present participle dugande, imperative dug)

  1. help, be useful; be good enough; work
    Dette duger ikkje. Me lyt freista noko anna.
    This doesn't work. We'll have to try something else.
  2. be skilled enough
    Er du viss på at dei duger til jobben?
    Are you sure that they are skilled enough for the job?

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *duganą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰedʰówgʰe, from the root *dʰewgʰ- (to produce).

Verb[edit]

duga (singular past indicative dugði, plural past indicative dugðu, past participle dugat)

  1. to help, aid
  2. to do, suffice
    hefir oss þó dugat þessi átrúnaðr
    but this faith has served us well
    fátt er svá illt at einugi dugi
    few things are utterly useless
    mun þér eigi þat duga at sofa hér
    it will not do (is not safe) for thee to sleep here
  3. to show prowess, do good service
    dugði hverr sem hann mátti
    everyone did his best
  4. to suffice, be strong enough
    ef vitni duga
    if the witness fail not

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • duga”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dǫga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dúga f (Cyrillic spelling ду́га)

  1. rainbow

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

duga

  1. inflection of dug:
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. indefinite masculine/neuter genitive singular
    3. indefinite animate masculine accusative singular
    4. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Noun[edit]

duga

  1. genitive singular of dug

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish dugha, from Old Norse duga, from Proto-Germanic *duganą. The (formerly) colloquial strong declension mirrors the declensions of words like suga and ljuga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

duga (present duger, preterite dugde or dög, supine dugt or dugit, imperative dug)

  1. suffice, be good (or skilled) enough; be acceptable; be useful for
    Om den dög åt din syster, så duger den åt dig.
    If it was good enough for your sister, then it'll be good enough for you.
    Den här duger ingenting till.
    This is good for nothing.

Conjugation[edit]

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Ternate[edit]

Adverb[edit]

duga

  1. only, merely

Synonyms[edit]


Venda[edit]

Verb[edit]

duga

  1. to burn