See also: Tag, TAG, tág, and tåg

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EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English tagge(small piece hanging from a garment), probably of North Germanic origin. Compare Norwegian tagg(point; prong; barb; tag), Swedish tagg(thorn; prickle; tine), Icelandic tág(a willow-twig). Compare also tack.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tag ‎(plural tags)

  1. A small label.
  2. A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it".
  3. A skin tag, an excrescence of skin.
  4. A type of cardboard.
  5. Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the artist.
    • 2011, Scape Martinez, Graff 2: Next Level Graffiti Techniques (page 124)
      There is a hierarchy of sorts: a throw-up can go over a tag, a piece over a throw-up, and a burner over a piece.
  6. A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag.
  7. An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said").
  8. (chiefly US) a vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers).
  9. (baseball) An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
    The tag was applied at second for the final out.
  10. (computing) A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language.
    The <title> tag provides a title for the Web page.
    The <sarcasm> tag conveys sarcasm in Internet slang.
  11. (computing) A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content.
    I want to add genre and artist tags to the files in my music collection.
  12. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely.
  13. A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.
  14. The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.
  15. Something mean and paltry; the rabble.
  16. A sheep in its first year.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  17. (biochemistry) Any short peptide sequence artificially attached to proteins mostly in order to help purify, solubilize or visualize these proteins.
  18. (slang) A person's name.
    What's your tag?
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

(children's game to avoid being "it"):

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

tag ‎(third-person singular simple present tags, present participle tagging, simple past and past participle tagged)

  1. (transitive) To label (something).
  2. (transitive, graffiti) To mark (something) with one’s tag.
  3. (transitive) To remove dung tags from a sheep.
    Regularly tag the rear ends of your sheep.
  4. (transitive, baseball, colloquial) To hit the ball hard.
    He really tagged that ball.
  5. (transitive, baseball) To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
    He tagged the runner for the out.
  6. (transitive, computing) To mark with a tag (metadata for classification).
    I am tagging my music files by artist and genre.
  7. To follow closely, accompany, tag along.
    • 1906, O. Henry, By Courier
      A tall young man came striding through the park along the path near which she sat. Behind him tagged a boy carrying a suit-case.
  8. (transitive) To catch and touch (a player in the game of tag).
  9. (transitive) To fit with, or as if with, a tag or tags.
    • Macaulay
      He learned to make long-tagged thread laces.
    • Dryden
      His courteous host [] / Tags every sentence with some fawning word.
  10. To fasten; to attach.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bolingbroke to this entry?)

AntonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Aramaic תגא(crown‎).

NounEdit

tag ‎(plural tagin)

  1. A decoration drawn over some Hebrew letters in Jewish scrolls.

AnagramsEdit


Crimean GothicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ-(to burn).

NounEdit

tag

  1. day
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Tag. Dies.

Derived termsEdit


DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þak(thatch, roof), from Proto-Germanic *þaką, from Proto-Indo-European *teg-. Cognate with English thack, thatch, German Dach(roof). Akin to Latin toga(garment) and Ancient Greek στέγος(stégos, roof).[1]

NounEdit

tag n (singular definite taget, plural indefinite tage)

  1. roof
InflectionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse tak(hold, grasp).

NounEdit

tag n (singular definite taget, plural indefinite tag)

  1. hold, grasp, grip
  2. stroke
  3. tug, jerk
  4. knack
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowing from English tag (since 1985).

NounEdit

tag n (singular definite tagget, plural indefinite tags)

  1. tag
InflectionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

See tage(to take).

VerbEdit

tag

  1. imperative of tage

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ tag” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English tag.

NounEdit

tag n ‎(plural tags, diminutive tagje n)

  1. tag

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

tag

  1. Alternative form of tagi

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tag (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative tag tagit
genitive tagin tagien
partitive tagia tageja
illative tagiin tageihin
singular plural
nominative tag tagit
accusative nom. tag tagit
gen. tagin
genitive tagin tagien
partitive tagia tageja
inessive tagissa tageissa
elative tagista tageista
illative tagiin tageihin
adessive tagilla tageilla
ablative tagilta tageilta
allative tagille tageille
essive tagina tageina
translative tagiksi tageiksi
instructive tagein
abessive tagitta tageitta
comitative tageineen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English tag

NounEdit

tag m ‎(plural tags)

  1. tag

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tag

  1. Imperative singular of tagen.

HungarianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒɡ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tag

NounEdit

tag ‎(plural tagok)

  1. member
  2. limb
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative tag tagok
accusative tagot tagokat
dative tagnak tagoknak
instrumental taggal tagokkal
causal-final tagért tagokért
translative taggá tagokká
terminative tagig tagokig
essive-formal tagként tagokként
essive-modal
inessive tagban tagokban
superessive tagon tagokon
adessive tagnál tagoknál
illative tagba tagokba
sublative tagra tagokra
allative taghoz tagokhoz
elative tagból tagokból
delative tagról tagokról
ablative tagtól tagoktól
Possessive forms of tag
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tagom tagjaim
2nd person sing. tagod tagjaid
3rd person sing. tagja tagjai
1st person plural tagunk tagjaink
2nd person plural tagotok tagjaitok
3rd person plural tagjuk tagjaik
Derived termsEdit

(Compound words):

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from English tag(piece of markup).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tag ‎(plural tagek)

  1. (computing) tag (a piece of markup representing an element in a markup language)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative tag tagek
accusative taget tageket
dative tagnek tageknek
instrumental taggel tagekkel
causal-final tagért tagekért
translative taggé tagekké
terminative tagig tagekig
essive-formal tagként tagekként
essive-modal
inessive tagben tagekben
superessive tagen tageken
adessive tagnél tageknél
illative tagbe tagekbe
sublative tagre tagekre
allative taghez tagekhez
elative tagből tagekből
delative tagről tagekről
ablative tagtől tagektől
Possessive forms of tag
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. tagem tagjeim
2nd person sing. taged tagjeid
3rd person sing. tagje tagjei
1st person plural tagünk tagjeink
2nd person plural tagetek tagjeitek
3rd person plural tagjük tagjeik

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

tag

  1. rafsi of tagji.

MeriamEdit

NounEdit

tag

  1. arm, hand

Middle High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German tag, tac, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz, whence also Old English dæġ and Old Norse dagr. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ-(to burn).[1]

NounEdit

tag m

  1. day
  2. age, lifetime
  3. (politics) convention, congress
  4. (in a religious context) judgement day

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pfeifer, Wolfgang. 1995, 2005. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen. München: dtv. ISBN 3423325119.

Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, whence also Old English dæġ, Old Norse dagr, Old Dutch and Old Saxon dag, Old High German tag, Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌲𐍃(dags). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ-(to burn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tag m ‎(plural taga)

  1. day
    tag after tage
    day after day

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tak.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tag n

  1. a grip; a hold (of something)
    Tappa inte taget
    Don’t lose your grip
    Släpp inte taget
    Don’t let go
  2. a stroke (with an oar; in swimming)
    Ett tag till med åran
    One more stroke with the oar
  3. a while, a moment, a minute, sec, second, tic
    Ett litet tag
    A little while, a second

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tag 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tag taget tag tagen
Genitive tags tagets tags tagens

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

tag

  1. imperative of taga.

Alternative formsEdit