mag

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See also: mág, màg, måg, and Mag.

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

mag

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Magahi.

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mæɡ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æɡ

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag (plural mags)

  1. (colloquial) Clipping of magazine.
    NY MagNew York Magazine
    stash of porno mags
  2. (colloquial) Clipping of magnet.
  3. (colloquial, automotive) Ellipsis of mag wheel.
    brand new tires and steel-style factory mags
  4. (astronomy) Clipping of magnitude.
  5. (colloquial, law) Clipping of magistrate.
  6. (colloquial) Clipping of magnetometer.
    • 2010, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Legislative Branch Appropriations for 2011: Hearings... (page 171)
      The policy is that all staff entering the Capitol are required to go through the mags whether or not they are with a Member of Congress.
    • 2022 June 28, Luke Broadwater; Michael S. Schmidt, quoting Donald Trump, “Trump Urged Armed Supporters to Capitol, White House Aide Testifies”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      “Take the f-ing mags away. Let my people in. They can march to the Capitol from here.”
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

mag (third-person singular simple present mags, present participle magging, simple past and past participle magged)

  1. (transitive, obsolete, slang) To steal.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag (plural mags)

  1. (UK, slang, obsolete) A halfpenny.
    • 1852 March – 1853 September, Charles Dickens, Bleak House, London: Bradbury and Evans, [], published 1853, OCLC 999756093:
      "Why, of course you wanted to get in," Mr. Bucket asserts with cheerfulness; "but for a old gentleman at your time of life [] not to consider that if he don't keep such a business as the present as close as possible it can't be worth a mag to him, is so curious! You see your temper got the better of you; that's where you lost ground," says Mr. Bucket in an argumentative and friendly way.
    • 1861, Philip William Perfitt, The Pathfinder (page 377)
      When all your tin is gone and spent,
      And you've not a mag for bread or rent

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch mogen, from Middle Dutch mogen, from Old Dutch mugan, from Proto-Germanic *maganą, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ-, *megʰ-.

Verb[edit]

mag (present mag, past mog)

  1. may, might
Usage notes[edit]

The preterite form mog is archaic and rarely used.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch macht, from Middle Dutch macht, from Old Dutch *maht, from Proto-Germanic *mahtiz, from Proto-Indo-European *mógʰtis.

Noun[edit]

mag (plural magte)

  1. might; power

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *magu, from Proto-Indo-European *mh̥₂gʰu- (young animal, cub, youngster). Cognate to Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌲𐌿𐍃 (magus, boy, lad), Old Irish macc (son).[1]

Noun[edit]

mag m (indefinite plural magë, definite singular magu, definite plural magët)

  1. rabbit, hinny

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 254

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin magus, from Ancient Greek μάγος (mágos). Attested 1803[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag m (plural mags, feminine maga)

  1. magician; wizard
  2. magus (Zoroastrian priest)

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ .“mag”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2023

Further reading[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German mak (ease, calm), related to Old Saxon makon (to make).

Noun[edit]

mag c or n

  1. rest

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mag

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of mogen
  2. imperative of mogen

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mag

  1. first/third-person singular present of mögen

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mag

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌲

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Finno-Ugric *muŋkɜ (body).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag (plural magok)

  1. seed, pip, stone, pit, core (the central part of fruits)
  2. kernel, core, nucleus (the most important part of a thing or aggregate of things wherever located and whether of any determinate location at all; the essence)
  3. Ellipsis of processzormag (core, an individual computer processor).

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative mag magok
accusative magot magokat
dative magnak magoknak
instrumental maggal magokkal
causal-final magért magokért
translative maggá magokká
terminative magig magokig
essive-formal magként magokként
essive-modal
inessive magban magokban
superessive magon magokon
adessive magnál magoknál
illative magba magokba
sublative magra magokra
allative maghoz magokhoz
elative magból magokból
delative magról magokról
ablative magtól magoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
magé magoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
magéi magokéi
Possessive forms of mag
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. magom magjaim
2nd person sing. magod magjaid
3rd person sing. magja magjai
1st person plural magunk magjaink
2nd person plural magotok magjaitok
3rd person plural magjuk magjaik

Variant plural and possessive forms:

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative magvak
accusative magvakat
dative magvaknak
instrumental magvakkal
causal-final magvakért
translative magvakká
terminative magvakig
essive-formal magvakként
essive-modal
inessive magvakban
superessive magvakon
adessive magvaknál
illative magvakba
sublative magvakra
allative magvakhoz
elative magvakból
delative magvakról
ablative magvaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
magvaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
magvakéi
Possessive forms of mag
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. magvam magvaim
2nd person sing. magvad magvaid
3rd person sing. magva magvai
1st person plural magvunk magvaink
2nd person plural magvatok magvaitok
3rd person plural magvuk magvaik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words with this term at the beginning
Compound words with this term at the end

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #563 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  2. ^ mag in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading[edit]

  • mag in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Dutch maag (stomach), from Middle Dutch māge, from Old Dutch *mago, from Proto-Germanic *magô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag (first-person possessive magku, second-person possessive magmu, third-person possessive magnya)

  1. (colloquial, rare) stomach
    Synonym: lambung
  2. (colloquial) gastritis

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Livonian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mako. Related to Finnish maha.

Noun[edit]

mag

  1. stomach
  2. belly

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *magos (plain, field), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *méǵh₂s (big, great) (compare Sanskrit मही (mahī́, earth) from the same root).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag n (genitive maige, nominative plural maige)

  1. a plain, field

Declension[edit]

Neuter s-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative magN magN maigeL
Vocative magN magN maigeL
Accusative magN magN maigeL
Genitive maigeL maige maigeN
Dative maigL, muigL maigib maigib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish:
  • Scottish Gaelic: magh

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
mag
also mmag after a proclitic
mag
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin magus, from Ancient Greek μάγος (mágos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag m pers

  1. (occult) wizard (person skilled with magic)
    Synonyms: czarodziej, czarownik

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • mag in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mag in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek μάγος (mágos), partly through Slavic (Bulgarian маг (mag)), and partly through Latin magus.

Noun[edit]

mag m (plural magi)

  1. magus, wise man

Declension[edit]

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

mag (past mhag, future magaidh, verbal noun magadh, past participle magte)

  1. mock, deride

Welsh[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from magu (to rear; to breed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag m (uncountable)

  1. fry (young fish)
    Synonym: silod

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
mag fag unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag

  1. Nasal mutation of bag.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bag fag mag unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Wolof[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag (definite form mag ji)

  1. older sibling
    Antonym: rakk