See also: UG, Ug, and .ug

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

ug

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-1 language code for Uyghur.
  2. (typography) (metrology) Symbol for microgram, an SI unit of mass equal to 10−6 grams. Alternative form of µg
    Synonyms: mcg, µg

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʌɡ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌɡ

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English ugge, from Old Norse uggr (fear, apprehension, dread), related to Old Norse ógn (terror, threat, dispute) and agi (terror, strife, fear, punishment). More at awe.

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NounEdit

ug (countable and uncountable, plural ugs)

  1. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) A feeling of fear, horror or disgust.
    He took an ug at's meht.
  2. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) An object of disgust.
    What an ug ye've myed yorsel.
  3. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) Vomited matter.
  4. (Northumbria) A surfeit.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English uggen, from Old Norse ugga (to fear), see above.

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VerbEdit

ug (third-person singular simple present ugs, present participle ugging, simple past and past participle ugged)

  1. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To dread, loathe or disgust.
    • 1822, Wilson, Robert, “Answer to an Epistle from a Friend”, in Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, page 71:
      Wha weds a cankert thriftless wife, / Weds to his days eternal strife, / For, like the Tron-Kirk bell, / She ever hammers on his lugs, / Till her an' hame at last he uggs / As the dire door o' hell!
  2. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To fear, be horrified; shudder with horror.
  3. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To vomit.
  4. (Northumbria, obsolete) To give a surfeit to.
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Etymology 3Edit

Derived from the similarity between the letter u and the Greek letter µ.

SymbolEdit

ug

  1. Alternative spelling of µg

Etymology 4Edit

 
The ugs (circled) of a koi carp.

From Icelandic uggi (fin).

NounEdit

ug (plural ugs)

  1. (Caithness, Scotland) The pectoral fin of a fish.
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CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Akin to Maranao ago.

ConjunctionEdit

ug

  1. and

Etymology 2Edit

ArticleEdit

ug

  1. Nonstandard form of og.

SumerianEdit

RomanizationEdit

ug

  1. Romanization of 𒊌 (ug)

Waray-WarayEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ug

  1. and

YolaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Irish ag

PrepositionEdit

ug

  1. for, at
    • 1867, “SONG”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 1:
      Zing ug a mor fane a zour a ling.
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ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 108