ig

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See also: Ig, IG, -ig, ig., ig-, i.G., and иг

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

ig

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-1 language code for Igbo.

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

ig (third-person singular simple present igs, present participle igging, simple past and past participle igged)

  1. Alternative form of igg (to ignore)

Etymology 2[edit]

Phrase[edit]

ig

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Alternative letter-case form of IG.

Anagrams[edit]


Alemannic German[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ig

  1. (Bern) Alternative form of ich

Elfdalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Cognate with Swedish jag.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ig

  1. I

Livonian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hiki.

Noun[edit]

ig

  1. sweat

Maguindanao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A shorter form of wahig.

Noun[edit]

ig

  1. water

References[edit]

  • J. Juanmarti, Diccionario moro-maguindanao-español (1892); A Grammar of the Maguindanao Tongue (1902), a translation into English by the US War Department

Maranao[edit]

Noun[edit]

ig

  1. water

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • A Maranao Dictionary, by Howard P. McKaughan and Batua A. Macaraya
  • Howard McKaughan, The Inflection and Syntax of Maranao Verbs (1958), page 10: laoas 'body' + ig 'water' > laoasaig 'river'
  • Jonathan Epstein, Maranao grammar (1963), page 42

Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ig

  1. Alternative form of I (I)

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

īġ f

  1. Alternative form of īeġ

Sumerian[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ig

  1. Romanization of 𒅅 (ig)

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Noun[edit]

ig f (plural igion or igiau)

  1. hiccup

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used in the singular with the definite article yr. (Cf. English "the hiccups".)
    Mae'r ig arna fi.
    I have got the hiccups.

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ig unchanged unchanged hig
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “ig”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies