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Meaning of tig by Wiktionary Dictionary

tig


    Noun

    tig ( countable and uncountable; plural: tigs )

    1. ( Ireland ) tag, the children's game.
    2. A capacious, flat-bottomed drinking cup, generally with four handles, formerly used for passing around the table at convivial entertainment .

    Anagrams


    -tig

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/09/01 15:29 UTC Version )

    Etymology

    From Proto-Germanic *tigiwiz, plural of *teguz ( “group of ten” ), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱ-, *déḱm̥t ( “ten” ). Akin to Old Frisian -tich, Old High German -zug,-zig ( German -zig ), Old Norse -tigr, Gothic -������������ ( -tigjus ), Old Norse tigir ( “tens, decades” ), Old English tīen. More at English ten .

    Suffix

    -tiġ

    1. -ty ( used to form numerals denoting multiples of ten )
      twēntiġ
      twenty
      hundtēontiġ
      one hundred
      hundtwelftiġ
      one hundred and twenty



Definition of tig by GCIDE Dictionary

tig


  1. Tig n.
    1. A game among children. See Tag.

    2. A capacious, flat-bottomed drinking cup, generally with four handles, formerly used for passing around the table at convivial entertainment.