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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortening.

NounEdit

arg (plural args)

  1. (programming, informal) An argument; a value passed as a parameter.
    The first arg needs to be an int.

SymbolEdit

arg

  1. (mathematics) argument function

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Arbëreshë; from Proto-Albanian *arga, from Proto-Indo-European *Horgʰi (compare Armenian ոջիլ (oǰil)).

NounEdit

arg m

  1. (Arbëreshë) nit

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *arka, from Proto-Germanic *argaz. Compare German arg.

AdjectiveEdit

arg (genitive ara, partitive arga, comparative arem, superlative kõige arem)

  1. cowardly, shy

DeclensionEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German arg, from Proto-Germanic *argaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

arg (comparative ärger, superlative am ärgsten)

  1. bad
    im Argen liegento be in disorder
  2. intense

Usage notesEdit

Capitalized Arg- with any ending other than -s is in fact the (nominalized) adjective arg, not the noun Arg.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • arg in Duden online

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish orcaid.

VerbEdit

arg (present analytic argann, future analytic argfaidh, verbal noun argain, past participle argtha)

  1. (transitive) destroy, plunder

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
arg n-arg harg not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

arg

  1. Alternative form of argh

Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *argaz, whence also Old English earg, Old Norse argr.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

arg

  1. bad, wicked, godless

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish argher, from Old Norse argr, from Proto-Germanic *argaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃orǵʰ-, *h₃erǵʰ- (to copulate).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

arg (comparative argare, superlative argast)

  1. angry
    Elin blev mycket arg när hennes hund kissade i köket.
    Elin was very angry when her dog peed in the kitchen.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of arg
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular arg argare argast
Neuter singular argt argare argast
Plural arga argare argast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 arge argare argaste
All arga argare argaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

SynonymsEdit


VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *arka.

AdjectiveEdit

arg

  1. shy

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse argr, from Proto-Germanic *argaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːre/, /ˈæːrɪ̯/, /ˈærɡ/
    Rhymes: -árɡ

AdjectiveEdit

arg

  1. Apt, skilful, energetic, capable.
    Hä var’n arg stint dill å arbait
    that girl is a good worker
  2. Angry.