ug

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See also: UG and .ug

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ugge, from Old Norse uggr (fear, apprehension, dread), related to Old Norse ógn (terror, threat, disput) and agi (terror, strife, fear, punishment). More at awe.

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Noun[edit]

ug (plural ugs)

  1. (obsolete) Fear; horror.
  2. (dialectal) A surfeit.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English uggen, from Old Norse ugga (to fear), see above.

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Verb[edit]

ug (third-person singular simple present ugs, present participle ugging, simple past and past participle ugged)

  1. (obsolete) To feel dread, loathing or disgust.
  2. (obsolete) To fear, feel horror; shudder with horror.

References[edit]

  • The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1914

Etymology 3[edit]

Derived from the similarity between the letter u and the Greek letter µ.

Symbol[edit]

ug

  1. Alternative spelling of µg.

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