teg

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First used to contemptuously refer to a woman, then later applied to a ewe in her second year. Possibly borrowed from Swedish tacka (ewe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teg (plural tegs)

  1. (Britain, dialect, dated) a sheep (originally a ewe) that is one to two years old
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  2. (Britain, dialect, dated) a doe in its second year

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Numeral[edit]

teg

  1. Hard mutation of deg.
  2. Mixed mutation of deg.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the same source as Welsh teg (fair, pretty)

Adjective[edit]

teg

  1. pretty, attractive

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

teg sg

  1. accusative singular of (you)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Hupdë[edit]

Noun[edit]

teg

  1. tree

References[edit]

  • 1979, Barbara J. Moore, Gail L. Franklin, Mary L. Daniel (translator), Breves notícias da língua maku-hupda, Summer Institute of Linguistics, page 11.

Livonian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

teg

  1. nominative plural of sinā

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

tèg

  1. (non-standard since 1938) imperative of tegja

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teg n (genitive tige or taige, nominative plural tige)

  1. Alternative form of tech

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
teg theg teg
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tęgъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tȇg m (Cyrillic spelling те̑г)

  1. weight (weightlifting)
  2. weight (block of metal used in a balance to measure the mass of another object)

Declension[edit]

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Slavomolisano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teg m

  1. work, employment
    • 2010, Rino John Gliosca, “Bonifacio en Amérique”:
      Kada biša mblad, je vaza put e si ga poša Lamèrika. Aje-ka maša po jiška teg, ka teg vude ga ne biša ga.
      When he was young, he set out and went to America. Because he had to look for work, as there was no work here.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Breu, W., Mader Skender, M. B. & Piccoli, G. 2013. Oral texts in Molise Slavic (Italy): Acquaviva Collecroce. In Adamou, E., Breu, W., Drettas, G. & Scholze, L. (eds.). 2013. EuroSlav2010: Elektronische Datenbank bedrohter slavischer Varietäten in nichtslavophonen Ländern Europas – Base de données électronique de variétés slaves menacées dans des pays européens non slavophones. Konstanz: Universität / Paris: Lacito (Internet Publication).

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish tegher, from Old Norse teigr.

Noun[edit]

teg c

  1. a small farm field, a part of a larger field
Declension[edit]
Declension of teg 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative teg tegen tegar tegarna
Genitive tegs tegens tegars tegarnas

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

teg

  1. past tense of tiga.

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ḱ-,[1] and so cognate with English fair.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

teg (feminine singular teg, plural teg, equative teced, comparative tecach, superlative tecaf)

  1. fair (pretty, attractive)
  2. fair, just
  3. impartial, unbiased
    Antonym: annheg

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
teg deg nheg theg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Morris Jones, A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative (Oxford 1913), § 86 ii 3.