mag

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See also: mág, màg, måg, and Mag.

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æɡ

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag (plural mags)

  1. (colloquial, abbreviation) magazine, the publication or ammunition
  2. (colloquial, abbreviation) magnet
  3. (colloquial, abbreviation) mag wheel
    brand new tires and steel style factory mags
  4. (astronomy, abbreviation) magnitude
  5. (colloquial, law) magistrate

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.
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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, hinnulus
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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)

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Further reading[edit]

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Danish[edit]

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-person singular present of mögen.
  2. 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
  2. kernel, core

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
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
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #563 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  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

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch maag (stomach).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (colloquial) stomach
  2. (colloquial) gastritis

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Livonian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Finnish maha.

Noun[edit]

mag

  1. stomach

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 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

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mag m pers

  1. wizard

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • 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]

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. mock, deride

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[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.