See also: Arg, ARG, and Arg.

Translingual

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Symbol

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arg

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Aragonese.
  2. (mathematics) The symbol for the argument function, which finds the polar angle of a complex number.

Usage notes

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  • (mathematics): The symbol arg is defined in ISO 80000-2:2019 to represent the principal value of the argument function. However, arg is often used to represent the multi-valued argument function, with Arg representing the principal value specifically.

English

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Etymology 1

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Shortening.

Noun

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arg (plural args)

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

Etymology 2

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Noun

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arg (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of arg. (argent)

Etymology 3

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Interjection

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arg

  1. (informal) Expressing frustration or disappointment.

Anagrams

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Albanian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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

Noun

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arg m

  1. (Arbëresh) nit

Danish

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Etymology

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

Adjective

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arg (neuter argt, plural and definite singular attributive arge)

  1. fierce, stubborn, unyielding, ardent
  2. (rare) bitter, bad, angry

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Estonian

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Etymology

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

Adjective

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

  1. cowardly, shy

Declension

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Declension of arg (ÕS type 22u/leib, g-ø gradation)
singular plural
nominative arg arad
accusative nom.
gen. ara
genitive argade
partitive arga argu
argasid
illative arga
arasse
argadesse
arusse
inessive aras argades
arus
elative arast argadest
arust
allative arale argadele
arule
adessive aral argadel
arul
ablative aralt argadelt
arult
translative araks argadeks
aruks
terminative arani argadeni
essive arana argadena
abessive arata argadeta
comitative araga argadega

German

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Etymology

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From Old High German arg, from Proto-Germanic *argaz. Compare Hunsrik aarich, Pennsylvania German arrig, Central Franconian ärch, and Dutch erg. Also etymologically linked is English eerie.

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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arg (strong nominative masculine singular arger, comparative ärger, superlative am ärgsten)

  1. bad
    im Argen liegento be in disorder
  2. intense
  3. wicked
  4. disgusting

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

Declension

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Further reading

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  • arg” in Duden online
  • arg” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Irish

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Etymology

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From Old Irish orcaid.

Verb

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

  1. (transitive) destroy, plunder

Conjugation

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Mutation

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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.

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Middle English

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Adjective

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arg

  1. Alternative form of argh

Old English

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Pronunciation

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Adjective

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arg (Northumbrian)

  1. Alternative form of earg

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Old High German

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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

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Adjective

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arg

  1. bad, wicked, godless
  2. cowardly, honourless

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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Further reading

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  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Swedish

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Etymology

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

Pronunciation

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Rhymes: -arj

Adjective

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arg (comparative argare, superlative argast)

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

Declension

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Inflection of arg
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular arg argare argast
Neuter singular argt argare argast
Plural arga argare argast
Masculine plural3 arge 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.
3) Dated or archaic

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Veps

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Etymology

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From Proto-Finnic *arka.

Adjective

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arg

  1. shy, timid

Declension

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Inflection of arg (inflection type 5/sana)
nominative sing. arg
genitive sing. argan
partitive sing. argad
partitive plur. argoid
singular plural
nominative arg argad
accusative argan argad
genitive argan argoiden
partitive argad argoid
essive-instructive argan argoin
translative argaks argoikš
inessive argas argoiš
elative argaspäi argoišpäi
illative argaha argoihe
adessive argal argoil
ablative argalpäi argoilpäi
allative argale argoile
abessive argata argoita
comitative arganke argoidenke
prolative argadme argoidme
approximative I arganno argoidenno
approximative II argannoks argoidennoks
egressive argannopäi argoidennopäi
terminative I argahasai argoihesai
terminative II argalesai argoilesai
terminative III argassai
additive I argahapäi argoihepäi
additive II argalepäi argoilepäi

Welsh

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Etymology

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From English argument.[1]

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Noun

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arg m (plural argiau)

  1. (grammar, mathematics) argument[1][2]
  2. (mathematics) amplitude[1][2]

Derived terms

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See also

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  • (physics) osgled (amplitude)

Mutation

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
arg unchanged unchanged harg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “arg”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies
  2. 2.0 2.1 Delyth Prys, J.P.M. Jones, Owain Davies, Gruffudd Prys (2006) Y Termiadur: termau wedi'u safoni; standardised terminology[1] (in Welsh), Cardiff: Awdurdod cymwysterau, cwricwlwm ac asesu Cymru (Qualifications curriculum & assessment authority for Wales), →ISBN, page 28