sig

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A shortened form of signature.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sig ‎(plural sigs)

  1. (informal) A signature, usually when used as a digital signature on emails.
    • 1995, Vince Emery, How to grow your business on the Internet
      Your sig should ideally be four or five lines long, six or seven at the maximum. Since it will be repeated on hundreds of messages, a long signature wastes bandwidth and is therefore rude.
    • 2004, Brad Hill, Building Your Business with Google For Dummies (page 48)
      Posting good content is the best way to get people clicking your sig link.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Related to sink ‎(to fall).

Noun[edit]

sig ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Britain, dialectal, dated) Urine.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse sik.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sig

  1. (reflexive) third-person pronoun
Usage notes[edit]

For all other persons (both singular and plural) the personal accusative pronoun is used.

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Etymology 2[edit]

See sige.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sig

  1. imperative of sige

Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

sig

  1. imperative singular form of siga

Conjugation[edit]


Greenlandic[edit]

Affix[edit]

sig

  1. used to express something which is far in a certain direction
    satsippoq
    He is far out towards the west.

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

sig n ‎(genitive singular sigs, no plural)

  1. subsidence, (a sinking of something to a lower level)
  2. prolapse, a moving out of place, especially a protrusion of an internal organ syn.
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Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • sik (obsolete)

Pronoun[edit]

sig

  1. (reflexive) accusative third person reflexive pronoun meaning oneself (and also depending on context himself, herself, itself and themselves)
    Hann drap sig.
    He killed himself.
    Hún drap sig.
    She killed herself.
Declension[edit]
Declension of the word sig
singular plural
indef def indef def
nominative - - - -
accusative sig, sik sig, sik sig, sik sig, sik
dative sér sér sér sér
genitive sín sín sín sín
Derived terms[edit]

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

sig

  1. rafsi of sigja.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sik, from Proto-Germanic *sek, from Proto-Indo-European *se.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • sej (strongly colloquial)

Pronoun[edit]

sig

  1. reflexive case of han, hon, den, det, de or man; compare himself, herself, itself, themselves, oneself
    Antagligen skulle han vilja lära sig jonglera.
    He would probably like to learn how to juggle.
    Hon lärde sig själv.
    She taught herself.
    Skar de sig på knivarna?
    Did they cut themselves on the knives?

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Western Apache[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *-x̯ɑ̓t. Cognates include Navajo sid, Mescalero sįh.

Noun[edit]

sig

  1. scar

Usage notes[edit]

The form sig in the White Mountain variety; sid occurs in White Mountain and Dilzhe’eh (Tonto); shig occurs in Cibecue; shid occurs in Dilzhe’eh and San Carlos varieties;