See also: UG, Ug, and .ug

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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

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Pronunciation edit

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

Etymology 1 edit

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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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 2 edit

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

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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, Robert Wilson, “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 3 edit

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

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ug

  1. Alternative spelling of µg

Etymology 4 edit

 
The ugs (circled) of a koi carp.

From Icelandic uggi (fin).

Noun edit

ug (plural ugs)

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔuɡ/, [ˈʔuɡ]

Etymology 1 edit

Akin to Maranao ago.

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ug (Badlit spelling ᜂᜄ᜔)

  1. and

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ug (Badlit spelling ᜂᜄ᜔)

  1. Nonstandard form of og.

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Romanization edit

ug

  1. Romanization of 𒊌 (ug)

Waray-Waray edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Cebuano ug (and).

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ug

  1. and
    Synonym: ngan

Yola edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Irish ag

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ug

  1. for, at
    • 1867, “A YOLA ZONG”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 1, page 108:
      Zing ug a mor fane a zour a ling.
      Sing for the moor iris, the sorrel and the ling.

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  • 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