See also: Mage, Magé, magë, and måge

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English mages (pluralia tantum), from Latin magus. Doublet of magus.

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NounEdit

mage (plural magi or mages)

  1. (fantasy) A magician, wizard or sorcerer.

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AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

mage

  1. plural of maag

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmæːjə], [ˈmæːæ]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse maki, from Proto-Germanic *makô, *gamakô, cognate with English match.

NounEdit

mage c (singular definite magen, plural indefinite mager)

  1. fellow (one of a pair, or of two things used together)
  2. mate
  3. husband, wife, spouse
  4. match
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AdjectiveEdit

mage (uninflected)

  1. matching
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Etymology 2Edit

From from Middle Low German māken, from Old Saxon makōn, from Proto-West Germanic *makōn, cognate with English make, German machen, Dutch maken. Old Norse maka, Norwegian make, Swedish maka are also borrowed from Low German. The verb is derived from the adjective Proto-Germanic *makaz (suitable).

VerbEdit

mage (imperative mag, infinitive at mage, present tense mager, past tense magede, perfect tense har maget)

  1. to arrange
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Dutch Low SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon mago, from Proto-West Germanic *magō, from Proto-Germanic *magô. Cognate with Dutch maag (stomach).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mage f (genitive magen, dative magen, accusative mage, plural magen)

  1. stomach

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural form stays the same in every case.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magus

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mage m (plural mages)

  1. specialist in occult sciences foretelling the future
    Après une violente dispute avec son mari, elle consulte un mage qui lui prédit un sombre avenir.
  2. (obsolete) magus: priest of the Zoroaster religion, with the Persians and the Medes.
  3. wise man (one of the three wise men that came from the East to Bethlehem for Jesus Christ)
    L’adoration des mages.

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FriulianEdit

NounEdit

mage ? (plural ?)

  1. stomach

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

mage

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まげ

LatinEdit

NounEdit

mage

  1. vocative singular of magus

ReferencesEdit

  • mage in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mage in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *mago, from Proto-Germanic *magô.

NounEdit

māge f or m

  1. stomach
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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: maag
    • Afrikaans: maag
    • Indonesian: mag
  • Limburgish: maag

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

mâge

  1. inflection of mâech:
    1. dative singular
    2. nominative/accusative/dative plural

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Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon mago, from Proto-Germanic *magô. Cognate with German Magen (stomach).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

māge f (genitive magen, dative magen, accusative mage, plural magen)

  1. stomach

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural form stays the same in every case.

SynonymsEdit

  • lif (body, figurative for belly)
  • buk (belly, abdomen)

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse magi, from Proto-Germanic *magô.

NounEdit

mage m (definite singular magen, indefinite plural mager, definite plural magene)

  1. abdomen, belly, stomach

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse magi, from Proto-Germanic *magô. The verb is derived from the noun.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mage m (definite singular magen, indefinite plural magar, definite plural magane)

  1. abdomen, belly, stomach

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VerbEdit

mage (present tense magar, past tense maga, past participle maga, passive infinitive magast, present participle magande, imperative mag)

  1. (transitive) to gut
    Synonym: sløye
  2. (transitive) to regurgitate (to cough up from the gut to feed its young, as an animal or bird does.)
  3. (intransitive or reflexive, rare) to move by crawling with one's belly to the floor or ground

Alternative formsEdit

  • maga (a- or split infinitive)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish maghi, from Old Norse magi, from Proto-Germanic *magô, from Proto-Indo-European *mak-, *maks-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /²mɑːɡɛ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

mage c

  1. stomach
  2. body part between thorax and pelvis; abdomen, belly
  3. (in idiomatic expressions) insolence, gall, cheek
    Ni hade alltså mage att komma oinbjudna?
    So you had the gall to come uninvited?

DeclensionEdit

Declension of mage 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mage magen magar magarna
Genitive mages magens magars magarnas

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West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian maga, from Proto-Germanic *magô.

NounEdit

mage c (plural magen, diminutive maachje)

  1. stomach

Further readingEdit

  • mage”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011