waag

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Noun[edit]

waag (plural waags)

  1. The grivet (an African monkey) - Chlorocebus aethiops

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch wâge, from Old Dutch wāga, from Proto-Germanic *wēgō.

Noun[edit]

waag f (plural wagen, diminutive waagje n)

  1. weighing scales
  2. place (building) where goods are weighed

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch wāge f, alternative form of rare waech m, from Old Dutch *wāg, from Proto-Germanic *wēgaz. The feminine may be a mere variant (if old from Old Dutch *wāga, from Proto-Germanic *wēgō), or it may be due to a merger with another word with an original short vowel, which is attested in Middle High German wage (movement, shaking), Old High German waga. See German Woge for more.

Noun[edit]

waag f (plural wagen, diminutive waagje n)

  1. wave
  2. water flow, current

Etymology 3[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

waag

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

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wēgaz (motion, storm, wave).

Noun[edit]

waag n (plural waagen)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) wave
    skümig waagen
    foaming waves

Tagalog[edit]

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Noun[edit]

waag

  1. wide, open field or space
  2. state or condition of being wide-open and clear to viewing

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Adjective[edit]

waag

  1. open; wide and clear (referring to a place)
  2. cleared of obstructions that hinder clear viewing
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