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See also: TAG, Tag, tág, and tåg

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tag (plural tags)

  1. A small label.
  2. A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it".
  3. A skin tag, an excrescence of skin.
  4. A type of cardboard.
  5. Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the person who makes the graffiti.
  6. A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag.
  7. An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said").
  8. (chiefly US) a vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers).
  9. (baseball) An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
    The tag was applied at second for the final out.
  10. (computing) A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language.
    The <title> tag provides a title for the Web page.
    The <sarcasm> tag conveys sarcasm in Internet slang.
  11. (computing) A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content.
    I want to add genre and artist tags to the files in my music collection.
  12. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely.
  13. A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.
  14. The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.
  15. Something mean and paltry; the rabble.
  16. A sheep in its first year.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

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VerbEdit

tag (third-person singular simple present tags, present participle tagging, simple past and past participle tagged)

  1. (transitive) To label (something).
  2. (transitive, graffiti) To mark (something) with one’s tag.
  3. (transitive) To remove dung tags from a sheep.
    Regularly tag the rear ends of your sheep.
  4. (transitive, baseball, colloquial) To hit the ball hard.
    He really tagged that ball.
  5. (transitive, baseball) To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
    He tagged the runner for the out.
  6. (transitive, computing) To mark with a tag (metadata for classification).
    I am tagging my music files by artist and genre.
  7. To follow closely, accompany, tag along.
    • 1906, O. Henry, By Courier
      A tall young man came striding through the park along the path near which she sat. Behind him tagged a boy carrying a suit-case.
  8. (transitive) To catch and touch (a player in the game of tag).
  9. (transitive) To fit with, or as if with, a tag or tags.
    • Macaulay
      He learned to make long-tagged thread laces.
    • Dryden
      His courteous host [] / Tags every sentence with some fawning word.
  10. To fasten; to attach.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bolingbroke to this entry?)

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Crimean GothicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).

NounEdit

tag

  1. day
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Tag. Dies.

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DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þak (thatch, roof), from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-. Cognate with English thack, thatch, German Dach (roof). Akin to Latin toga (garment) and Ancient Greek στέγος (stégos, roof).“tag” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

NounEdit

tag n (singular definite taget, plural indefinite tage)

  1. roof
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tak (hold, grasp).

NounEdit

tag n (singular definite taget, plural indefinite tag)

  1. hold, grasp, grip
  2. stroke
  3. tug, jerk
  4. knack
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From English tag (since 1985).

NounEdit

tag n (singular definite tagget, plural indefinite tags)

  1. tag
InflectionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

See tage (to take).

VerbEdit

tag

  1. Imperative of tage.

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

tag

  1. Alternative form of tagi.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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tag

  1. Imperative singular of tagen.

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tag (plural tagok)

  1. member
  2. limb

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LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

tag

  1. rafsi of tagji.

MeriamEdit

NounEdit

tag

  1. arm, hand

Middle High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German tag, tac, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz, whence also Old English dæġ and Old Norse dagr. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).[1]

NounEdit

tag m

  1. day
  2. age, lifetime
  3. (politics) convention, congress
  4. (in a religious context) judgement day

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pfeifer, Wolfgang. 1995, 2005. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen. München: dtv. ISBN 3423325119.

Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, whence also Old English dæġ, Old Norse dagr, Old Saxon and Old Dutch dag, Old High German tag, Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌲𐍃 (dags). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).

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NounEdit

tag m (plural taga)

  1. day
    tag after tage
    day after day

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ReferencesEdit

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tag n

  1. a grip; a hold (of something)
    Tappa inte taget
    Don’t lose your grip
    Släpp inte taget
    Don’t let go
  2. a stroke (with an oar; in swimming)
    Ett tag till med åran
    One more stroke with the oar
  3. a while, a moment, a minute, sec, second, tic
    Ett litet tag
    A little while, a second

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VerbEdit

tag

  1. imperative of taga.

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