waag

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English[edit]

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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]

Verb[edit]

waag

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

Etymology 2[edit]

PIE root
*weǵʰ-

From Middle Dutch wage, 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 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch wage ‎(wave), from an ablaut stem of the verb wegen ‎(to move; to weigh).

Noun[edit]

waag f ‎(plural wagen, diminutive waagje n)

  1. wave
  2. water flow, current

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