mage

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See also: Mage, Magé, magë, and måge

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English mages (pluralia tantum), from Latin magus. Doublet of magus.

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Noun[edit]

mage (plural magi or mages)

  1. (fantasy) A magician, wizard or sorcerer.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

mage

  1. plural of maag

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmæːjə], [ˈmæːæ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse maki, from Proto-Germanic *makô, *gamakô, cognate with English match.

Noun[edit]

mage c (singular definite magen, plural indefinite mager)

  1. fellow (one of a pair, or of two things used together)
  2. mate (of an animal)
  3. husband, wife, spouse
  4. match, equal
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Adjective[edit]

mage (uninflected)

  1. (dated) matching
    • 1895, Magdalene Thoresen, Livsluft: fortaellinger, page 2:
      Den store Kjærlighed, som forenede dem til et i Sandhed mage Par, var vokset i jævn og kraftig Stigning fra Medfølelse til Respekt, fra den til Beundring - og da var der jo ikke ret langt til Kjærligheden!
      The great love that united them into a truly well-fittingcouple, had grown at an even and strong rate from sympathy to respect, from that to admiration - and then there was no far distance to love!
    • 2009, Peter Michael Lauritzen, Grund og bølge: en litterær, tids- og åndshistorisk studie af Erik Aalbæk Jensens forfatterskab, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN), page 469:
      De er vel tilsyneladende, med hele rigdommens selvsikkerhed, et mere mage par, end den umage Erling [] ville være sammen med Hedvig.
      They are seemingly, with all the confidence of wealth, a more similar pair, than the dissimilar Erling [] would be with Hedvig.
    Synonym: umage
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German māken, from Old Saxon makōn, from Proto-West Germanic *makōn, cognate with English make, German machen, Dutch maken. Old Norse maka, Norwegian make, Swedish maka are also borrowed from Low German. The verb is derived from the adjective Proto-Germanic *makaz (suitable).

Verb[edit]

mage (imperative mag, infinitive at mage, present tense mager, past tense magede, perfect tense har maget)

  1. to arrange
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Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon mago, from Proto-West Germanic *magō, from Proto-Germanic *magô. Cognate with Dutch maag (stomach).

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mage f (genitive magen, dative magen, accusative mage, plural magen)

  1. stomach

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  • The plural form stays the same in every case.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magus

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mage m (plural mages)

  1. specialist in occult sciences foretelling the future
    Après une violente dispute avec son mari, elle consulte un mage qui lui prédit un sombre avenir.
  2. (obsolete) magus: priest of the Zoroaster religion, with the Persians and the Medes.
  3. wise man (one of the three wise men that came from the East to Bethlehem for Jesus Christ)
    L’adoration des mages.

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Friulian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mage ? (plural ?)

  1. stomach

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mage

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まげ

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mage

  1. vocative singular of magus

References[edit]

  • mage in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mage in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *mago, from Proto-West Germanic *magō.

Noun[edit]

māge f or m

  1. stomach
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Descendants[edit]
  • Dutch: maag
    • Afrikaans: maag
    • Indonesian: mag
    • Negerhollands: maag
  • Limburgish: maag

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

mâge

  1. inflection of mâech:
    1. dative singular
    2. nominative/accusative/dative plural

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon mago, from Proto-West Germanic *magō. Cognate with German Magen (stomach).

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Noun[edit]

māge f (genitive magen, dative magen, accusative mage, plural magen)

  1. stomach

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  • The plural form stays the same in every case.

Synonyms[edit]

  • lif (body, figurative for belly)
  • buk (belly, abdomen)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse magi, from Proto-Germanic *magô.

Noun[edit]

mage m (definite singular magen, indefinite plural mager, definite plural magene)

  1. abdomen, belly, stomach

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse magi, from Proto-Germanic *magô. The verb is derived from the noun.

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Noun[edit]

mage m (definite singular magen, indefinite plural magar, definite plural magane)

  1. abdomen, belly, stomach

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Verb[edit]

mage (present tense magar, past tense maga, past participle maga, passive infinitive magast, present participle magande, imperative mag)

  1. (transitive) to gut
    Synonym: sløye
  2. (transitive) to regurgitate (to cough up from the gut to feed its young, as an animal or bird does.)
  3. (intransitive or reflexive, rare) to move by crawling with one's belly to the floor or ground

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  • maga (a- or split infinitive)

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish maghi, from Old Norse magi, from Proto-Germanic *magô, from Proto-Indo-European *mak-, *maks-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²mɑːɡɛ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mage c

  1. stomach
  2. abdomen, belly (body part between thorax and pelvis)
    Synonyms: buk, abdomen, (colloquial) kagge
  3. (in idiomatic expressions) insolence, gall, cheek
    Ni hade alltså mage att komma oinbjudna?
    So you had the gall to come uninvited?

Declension[edit]

Declension of mage 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mage magen magar magarna
Genitive mages magens magars magarnas

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian maga, from Proto-West Germanic *magō.

Noun[edit]

mage c (plural magen, diminutive maachje)

  1. stomach

Further reading[edit]

  • mage”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011