tag

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See also: TAG, Tag, tág, and tåg

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English tagge ‎(small piece hanging from a garment), probably of North Germanic origin. Compare Norwegian tagg ‎(point; prong; barb; tag), Swedish tagg ‎(thorn; prickle; tine), Icelandic tág ‎(a willow-twig). Compare also tack.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag ‎(plural tags)

  1. A small label.
  2. A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it".
  3. A skin tag, an excrescence of skin.
  4. A type of cardboard.
  5. Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the artist.
    • 2011, Scape Martinez, Graff 2: Next Level Graffiti Techniques (page 124)
      There is a hierarchy of sorts: a throw-up can go over a tag, a piece over a throw-up, and a burner over a piece.
  6. A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag.
  7. An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said").
  8. (chiefly US) a vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers).
  9. (baseball) An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
    The tag was applied at second for the final out.
  10. (computing) A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language.
    The <title> tag provides a title for the Web page.
    The <sarcasm> tag conveys sarcasm in Internet slang.
  11. (computing) A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content.
    I want to add genre and artist tags to the files in my music collection.
  12. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely.
  13. A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.
  14. The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.
  15. Something mean and paltry; the rabble.
  16. A sheep in its first year.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  17. (biochemistry) Any short peptide sequence artificially attached to proteins mostly in order to help purify, solubilize or visualize these proteins.
  18. (slang) A person's name.
    What's your tag?
Derived terms[edit]

(children's game to avoid being "it"):

See also[edit]

(children's game to avoid being "it"):

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

tag ‎(third-person singular simple present tags, present participle tagging, simple past and past participle tagged)

  1. (transitive) To label (something).
  2. (transitive, graffiti) To mark (something) with one’s tag.
  3. (transitive) To remove dung tags from a sheep.
    Regularly tag the rear ends of your sheep.
  4. (transitive, baseball, colloquial) To hit the ball hard.
    He really tagged that ball.
  5. (transitive, baseball) To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
    He tagged the runner for the out.
  6. (transitive, computing) To mark with a tag (metadata for classification).
    I am tagging my music files by artist and genre.
  7. To follow closely, accompany, tag along.
    • 1906, O. Henry, By Courier
      A tall young man came striding through the park along the path near which she sat. Behind him tagged a boy carrying a suit-case.
  8. (transitive) To catch and touch (a player in the game of tag).
  9. (transitive) To fit with, or as if with, a tag or tags.
    • Macaulay
      He learned to make long-tagged thread laces.
    • Dryden
      His courteous host [] / Tags every sentence with some fawning word.
  10. To fasten; to attach.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bolingbroke to this entry?)

Antonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Aramaic תגא ‎(crown‎).

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Noun[edit]

tag ‎(plural tagin)

  1. A decoration drawn over some Hebrew letters in Jewish scrolls.

Anagrams[edit]


Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- ‎(to burn).

Noun[edit]

tag

  1. day
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Tag. Dies.

Derived terms[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þak ‎(thatch, roof), from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-. Cognate with English thack, thatch, German Dach ‎(roof). Akin to Latin toga ‎(garment) and Ancient Greek στέγος ‎(stégos, roof).“tag” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Noun[edit]

tag n (singular definite taget, plural indefinite tage)

  1. roof
Inflection[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tak ‎(hold, grasp).

Noun[edit]

tag n (singular definite taget, plural indefinite tag)

  1. hold, grasp, grip
  2. stroke
  3. tug, jerk
  4. knack
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From English tag (since 1985).

Noun[edit]

tag n (singular definite tagget, plural indefinite tags)

  1. tag
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

See tage ‎(to take).

Verb[edit]

tag

  1. imperative of tage

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English tag.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag n ‎(plural tags, diminutive tagje n)

  1. tag

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag

  1. Alternative form of tagi

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tag (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative tag tagit
genitive tagin tagien
partitive tagia tageja
illative tagiin tageihin
singular plural
nominative tag tagit
accusative nom. tag tagit
gen. tagin
genitive tagin tagien
partitive tagia tageja
inessive tagissa tageissa
elative tagista tageista
illative tagiin tageihin
adessive tagilla tageilla
ablative tagilta tageilta
allative tagille tageille
essive tagina tageina
translative tagiksi tageiksi
instructive tagein
abessive tagitta tageitta
comitative tageineen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English

Noun[edit]

tag m ‎(plural tags)

  1. tag

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tag

  1. Imperative singular of tagen.

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag ‎(plural tagok)

  1. member
  2. limb
Declension[edit]
Inflection (plural in -ok, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative tag tagok
accusative tagot tagokat
dative tagnak tagoknak
instrumental taggal tagokkal
causal-final tagért tagokért
translative taggá tagokká
terminative tagig tagokig
essive-formal tagként tagokként
essive-modal
inessive tagban tagokban
superessive tagon tagokon
adessive tagnál tagoknál
illative tagba tagokba
sublative tagra tagokra
allative taghoz tagokhoz
elative tagból tagokból
delative tagról tagokról
ablative tagtól tagoktól
Possessive forms of tag
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tagom tagjaim
2nd person sing. tagod tagjaid
3rd person sing. tagja tagjai
1st person plural tagunk tagjaink
2nd person plural tagotok tagjaitok
3rd person plural tagjuk tagjaik
Derived terms[edit]

(Compound words):

Etymology 2[edit]

From English tag ‎(piece of markup).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag ‎(plural tagek)

  1. (computing) tag (a piece of markup representing an element in a markup language)
Declension[edit]
Inflection (plural in -ek, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative tag tagek
accusative taget tageket
dative tagnek tageknek
instrumental taggel tagekkel
causal-final tagért tagekért
translative taggé tagekké
terminative tagig tagekig
essive-formal tagként tagekként
essive-modal
inessive tagben tagekben
superessive tagen tageken
adessive tagnél tageknél
illative tagbe tagekbe
sublative tagre tagekre
allative taghez tagekhez
elative tagből tagekből
delative tagről tagekről
ablative tagtől tagektől
Possessive forms of tag
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tagem tagjeim
2nd person sing. taged tagjeid
3rd person sing. tagje tagjei
1st person plural tagünk tagjeink
2nd person plural tagetek tagjeitek
3rd person plural tagjük tagjeik

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tag

  1. rafsi of tagji.

Meriam[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag

  1. arm, hand

Middle High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German tag, tac, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz, whence also Old English dæġ and Old Norse dagr. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- ‎(to burn).[1]

Noun[edit]

tag m

  1. day
  2. age, lifetime
  3. (politics) convention, congress
  4. (in a religious context) judgement day

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pfeifer, Wolfgang. 1995, 2005. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen. München: dtv. ISBN 3423325119.

Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, whence also Old English dæġ, Old Norse dagr, Old Saxon and Old Dutch dag, Old High German tag, Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌲𐍃 ‎(dags). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- ‎(to burn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag m ‎(plural taga)

  1. day
    tag after tage
    day after day

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tak.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tag n

  1. a grip; a hold (of something)
    Tappa inte taget
    Don’t lose your grip
    Släpp inte taget
    Don’t let go
  2. a stroke (with an oar; in swimming)
    Ett tag till med åran
    One more stroke with the oar
  3. a while, a moment, a minute, sec, second, tic
    Ett litet tag
    A little while, a second

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tag 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tag taget tag tagen
Genitive tags tagets tags tagens

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tag

  1. imperative of taga.

Alternative forms[edit]