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CebuanoEdit

NounEdit

duga

  1. juice, nectar, sap

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse duga (to help, to suffice), from Proto-Germanic *duganą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewgʰ- (to produce)[1].

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

duga (third person singular past indicative dugdi, third person plural past indicative dugdu, supine dugað)

  1. to know how to

ConjugationEdit

Further readingEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Don (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press

IcelandicEdit

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

duga weak verb (third person singular past indicative dugði, supine dugað; third person singular present indicative dugir) or
duga weak verb (third person singular past indicative dugaði, supine dugað; third person singular present indicative dugar)

  1. to suffice, to be enough, to do the trick
    Þetta dugir mér.
    This is enough for me.
    Mig vantar blað.. Þetta umslag dugar alveg.
    I need a piece of paper.. This old envelope will do the trick!
  2. to be fit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


IndonesianEdit

VerbEdit

duga (used in the form menduga)

  1. To gauge. (clarification of this definition is needed)
  2. To guess.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse duga.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

duga (present tense duger, past tense dugde, past participle dugd/dugt, passive infinitive dugast, present participle dugande, imperative dug)

  1. help, be useful; be good enough; work
    Dette duger ikkje. Me lyt freista noko anna.
    This doesn't work. We'll have to try something else.
  2. be skilled enough
    Er du viss på at dei duger til jobben?
    Are you sure that they are skilled enough for the job?

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *duganą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰedʰówgʰe, from the root *dʰewgʰ- (to produce).

VerbEdit

duga (singular past indicative dugði, plural past indicative dugðu, past participle dugat)

  1. to help, aid
  2. to do, suffice
    • hefir oss þó dugat þessi átrúnaðr
      but this faith has served us well
    • fátt er svá illt at einugi dugi
      few things are utterly useless
    • mun þér eigi þat duga at sofa hér
      it will not do (is not safe) for thee to sleep here
  3. to show prowess, do good service
    • dugði hverr sem hann mátti
      everyone did his best
  4. to suffice, be strong enough
    • ef vitni duga
      if the witness fail not

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • duga in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Serbo-CroatianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *dǫga.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dúga f (Cyrillic spelling ду́га)

  1. rainbow

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish dugha, from Old Norse duga, from Proto-Germanic *duganą. The (formerly) colloquial strong declension mirrors the declensions of words like suga and ljuga.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

duga (present duger, preterite dugde or dög, supine dugt or dugit, imperative dug)

  1. suffice, be good (or skilled) enough; be acceptable; be useful for
    Om den dög åt din syster, så duger den åt dig.
    If it was good enough for your sister, then it'll be good enough for you.
    Den här duger ingenting till.
    This is good for nothing.

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