taug

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse taug, from Proto-Germanic *taugō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taug f (genitive singular taugar, nominative plural taugar)

  1. rope, line, cable
  2. nerve

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Setesdal) IPA(key): /tɒuːɡ/
  • (Vikværsk) IPA(key): /tæʉː/, /tæʋː/
  • IPA(key): /tœʉːɡ/

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier and Old Norse tog (rope), from Proto-Germanic *taugō. The forms with au are caused by a consistent change of og to aug, common in some dialects. Compare dialectal faugl < Old Norse fogl.

Noun[edit]

taug n (definite singular tauget, indefinite plural taug, definite plural tauga)

  1. (dialectal) a rope

See also[edit]

tog (Nynorsk)


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse taug, from Proto-Germanic *taugō.

Noun[edit]

taug (definite singular taugi, indefinite plural tauger, definite plural taugene)

  1. (unofficial) alternative form of tau

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

taug (masculine and feminine taug, neuter taugt, definite singular and plural tauge, comparative taugare, indefinite superlative taugast, definite superlative taugaste)

  1. slowish

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *taugō.

Noun[edit]

taug f (genitive taugar)

  1. string, rope

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: taug

References[edit]

  • taug in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press