tuig

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tuyg (tools, apparatus, utensil, ornament), from Old Dutch *tiug, from Proto-Germanic *tiugiją, *teugą (stuff, matter, device), from *teuhaną (to lead, bring, pull), from Proto-Indo-European *dewk- (to pull, lead). Cognate with German Zeug (thing, device).

Noun[edit]

tuig n (plural tuigen, diminutive tuigje n)

  1. thing
  2. device
  3. riff-raff
  4. (nautical) rig, rigging
  5. harness

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuig

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tuigen
  2. imperative of tuigen

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

túig

  1. year

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Also used as a verb.


Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tig (Cois Fharraige)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish tuicid, from Old Irish ·tuicci, prototonic form of do·uicci, perfective form of do·beir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuig (present analytic tuigeann, future analytic tuigfidh, verbal noun tuiscint, past participle tuigthe)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) understand
    1. know meaning of, comprehend
    2. know nature of
    3. know reason for
    4. have feeling for
    5. realize
    6. assume to be true

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tuig thuig dtuig
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish tuicid, from Old Irish ·tuicci, prototonic form of do·uicci, perfective form of do·beir.

Verb[edit]

tuig (past thuig, future tuigidh, verbal noun tuigsinn, past participle tuigte)

  1. understand, comprehend, realize
    Tha mi a' tuigsinn.I am understanding, I understand
    Thuig mi e.I understood him/it.
    A bheil sin air thuigsinn?Is that understood?

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