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tig

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tig (countable and uncountable, plural tigs)

  1. (Ireland) tag, the children's game.
  2. A capacious, flat-bottomed drinking cup, generally with four handles, formerly used for passing around the table at convivial entertainment.

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the suffix -tig used to form multiples of ten.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

tig

  1. (informal) tens, dozens, lots
    Ik kan wel tig redenen bedenken waarom dit fout is!
    I can think of dozens of reasons why this is wrong!

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish ·ticc, prototonic form of do·icc (comes).

VerbEdit

tig

  1. Alternative form of tagann, the present indicative analytic of tar
    Tig sé abhaile ar a sé a chloch.
    He comes home at six o’clock.
Usage notesEdit

The form tig is especially common in tar le (be able).

Etymology 2Edit

Variant form of tuig.

VerbEdit

tig (present analytic tigeann, future analytic tigfidh, verbal noun tiscint, past participle tigthe)

  1. (Cois Fharraige) Alternative form of tuig (to understand)

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tig thig dtig
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

tig

  1. rafsi of tigni.

Scottish GaelicEdit

VerbEdit

tig

  1. Future tense of thig

Usage notesEdit


SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

tig

  1. imperative of tiga.