See also: Plage, plagë, and plåge

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French plage, from Late Latin plagia from plaga (region). Doublet of flake.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pleɪdʒ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪdʒ

NounEdit

plage (plural plages)

  1. (geography, obsolete) A region viewed in the context of its climate; a clime or zone.
    • a. 1547, Edward Hall, Hall's chronicle, J. Johnson, published 1809, page 252:
      King Henry and his faction nesteled and strēgthēd him and his alies in the North regions and boreal plage.
    • c. 1587–1588, [Christopher Marlowe], Tamburlaine the Great. [] The First Part [], part 1, 2nd edition, London: [] [R. Robinson for] Richard Iones, [], published 1592, OCLC 932920499; reprinted as Tamburlaine the Great (A Scolar Press Facsimile), Menston, Yorkshire; London: Scolar Press, 1973, →ISBN, Act IV, scene iv:
      TAMBURLAINE. Kings of Argier, Morocco, and of Fez,
      You that have march'd with happy Tamburlaine
      As far as from the frozen plage of heaven
      Unto the watery Morning's ruddy bower, []
    • 1626, [Samuel] Purchas, “Of the New World”, in Purchas His Pilgrimes. [], 5th part, London: [] William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, [], OCLC 960103045, 8th book, page 792:
      In the Heauens, they supposed a burning Zone; in the Earth, a Plage [translating Latin plaga], plagued with scorching heats.
  2. (astronomy) A bright region in the chromosphere of the Sun.

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /plaːɡə/, [ˈpʰlæːjə]

NounEdit

plage c (singular definite plagen, plural indefinite plager)

  1. nuisance, pest

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

plage (imperative plag, infinitive at plage, present tense plager, past tense plagede, perfect tense har plaget)

  1. bully
  2. pester
  3. worry

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DutchEdit

VerbEdit

plage

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of plagen

FrenchEdit

 plage on French Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin plagia, Cognate with Catalan platja, Galician praia, Italian spiaggia, Occitan plaja, Portuguese praia, and Spanish playa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

plage f (plural plages)

  1. beach
  2. (mathematics) range

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

plage

  1. inflection of plagen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French plage, from Latin plāga (blow, wound).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

plage (plural plages)

  1. plague
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

plage

  1. (geography) a region; country

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin plaga, via Low German plage and Old Norse plága

NounEdit

plage f or m (definite singular plaga or plagen, indefinite plural plager, definite plural plagene)

  1. a plague (especially biblical)
  2. an affliction, illness, pain
  3. a bother, nuisance, pest, worry

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse plága

VerbEdit

plage (imperative plag, present tense plager, passive plages, simple past plaga or plaget or plagde, past participle plaga or plaget or plagd, present participle plagende)

  1. to afflict, bother, pester, plague, torment, trouble

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin plaga, via Low German plage and Old Norse plága

NounEdit

plage f (definite singular plaga, indefinite plural plager, definite plural plagene)

  1. a plague (especially biblical)
  2. an affliction, illness, pain
  3. a bother, nuisance, pest, worry

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