See also: Meg, MEG, még, mēg, -meg, and meg-

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: mĕg, IPA(key): /mɛɡ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛɡ

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of megabyte, megahertz, megajoule, etc.

NounEdit

meg (plural megs)

  1. (colloquial) Any unit having the SI prefix mega-.
    (computing) - "My new computer has over 500 megs of RAM." (megabytes)
    (radio) - "What frequency does Radio XYZ broadcast on?" "105.7 meg." (megahertz)
    (heating) - "a 250-meg gas heater" (megajoule)

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Etymology 2Edit

Unknown

NounEdit

meg (plural megs or meg)

  1. (obsolete, US, slang) a dollar
    • 1916, Ring W. Lardner, “Three Kings and a Pair”, in The Saturday Evening Post[1]:
      He could pick out cloth that was thirty meg a yard and get a suit and overcoat for fifteen bucks.

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AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

Esperanto cardinal numbers
1,000,000
    Cardinal : meg
    Ordinal : mega

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from mega-.

NumeralEdit

meg

  1. (neologism, rare) million, 106

SynonymsEdit


FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

meg sg

  1. me, accusative singular of eg (I)

DeclensionEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *müŋä (rear, beyond). For a similar semantic development, see Finnish cognate myös (also, too). Of the same origin as mögött, mögé, and mögül.[1]

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

meg

  1. and
    Synonyms: és, s
    Csak te meg én!Only you and me!
  2. plus (sum of the previous one and the following one)
    Három meg egy egyenlő néggyel.Three plus one equals four.

Derived termsEdit

Compound words

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This form can also be part of the split form of a verb prefixed with meg- (usually expressing completion), separated from the main verb if the verb does not follow the prefix directly.

  • Ezt nem eszem meg!I will not eat this! (literally, “I will not eat this up, i.e., I will not complete eating it.”)

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • meg in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

LivonianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *mek.

PronounEdit

meg

  1. we; nominative plural of minā

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mik

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

meg

  1. objective case of jeg: me

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ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mik.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

meg

  1. objective case of eg: me (direct object of a verb)

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ReferencesEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) matg
  • (Vallader) mai

EtymologyEdit

From Latin (mensis) Māius (of May).

Proper nounEdit

meg m

  1. (Puter) May

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mik, from Proto-Germanic *mek (me), accusative of *ek (I).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meːɣ/ (example of pronunciation)

PronounEdit

meg

  1. me (first-person accusative and dative singular personal pronoun)

DeclensionEdit