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dug

  1. simple past and past participle of dig (replacing earlier digged)

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From earlier dugge ("pap, teat"; compare also English dialectal ducky, dukky (the female breast)), apparently connected to Danish dægge (to suckle), Swedish dägga (to suck), Old English dēon (to suckle). More at doe. Compare doug

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dug (plural dugs)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) A mammary gland on a domestic mammal with more than two breasts.
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Danish

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From Old Norse dǫgg (dew), from Proto-Germanic *dawwō, *dawwaz (dew), cognate with Swedish dagg, English dew, German Tau (dew), Dutch dauw.

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  • IPA(key): /duɡ/, [ˈd̥uɡ̊]

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dug c (singular definite duggen, not used in plural form)

  1. dew
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From Middle Low German dūk, dōk, from Proto-Germanic *dōkaz, cognate with German Tuch, Dutch doek (Old Norse dúkr is also borrowed from Low German).

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  • IPA(key): /duːˀ/, [ˈd̥uˀ]

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dug c (singular definite dugen, plural indefinite duge)

  1. tablecloth (a cloth used to cover and protect a table, especially for a dining table)
  2. a piece of canvas or cloth
  3. a piece of bunting (material from which flags are made)
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Hungarian

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From Proto-Uralic *tuŋke-. Cognate with Finnish tunkea, Erzya [script needed] (tongoms).

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dug

  1. (transitive) to stick, tuck, insert, push in (into something: -ba/-be)
    Synonym: illeszt
  2. (transitive) to hide, conceal (into some place: lative suffixes)
    Synonym: (literary) rejt
  3. (transitive, intransitive, informal) to have sex
    Synonyms: szexel, kefél

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  • dug in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • dug in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (‘A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2024)

Middle English

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dug

  1. (rare, Early Middle English) Alternative form of duk (duke)

Norwegian Nynorsk

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dug

  1. imperative of duga

Scots

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From Old English docga (hound, powerful breed of dog). Cognate with English dog.

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dug (plural dugs)

  1. dog

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dug (third-person singular simple present dugs, present participle duggin, simple past duggit, past participle duggit)

  1. To stand up to; to outlast.

Serbo-Croatian

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *dъlgъ.

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dȗg m (Cyrillic spelling ду̑г)

  1. debt
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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *dьlgъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *dílˀgas. Cognate with Czech dlouhý.

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dȕg (Cyrillic spelling ду̏г, definite dȕgī, comparative dȕžī)

  1. long
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dug

  1. Romanization of 𒂁 (dug)

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dug

  1. imperative of duga

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Welsh

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Borrowed from Middle English duk, itself a borrowing from Old French duc, from Latin dux.

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dug m (plural dugiaid, feminine duges)

  1. duke
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Inflected form of dwyn (to steal).

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dug

  1. (obsolete, literary) third-person singular past of dwyn

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dug ddug nug unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “dug”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

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Etymology

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From Middle English dogge, from Old English docga.

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dug (plural duggès)

  1. dog
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, page 71:
      Dinna thar a dug.
      Don't vex the dog.

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  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828) William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, published 1867, page 36