Complete Definition of "erg"

English

wikipedia|Erg (disambiguation)

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɜ:g/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɜː(r)ɡ|-ɜː(r)ɡ

Etymology 1
From Greek ἔργον ‘work’.

Noun
en-noun

  1. The unit of work or energy, being the amount of work done by a dyne working through a distance of one centimeter.

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Translations)
trans-top|unit of work or energy
trans-mid
Japanese: t|ja|scJpan|エルグ|trerugu
trans-bottom

Etymology 2
From French erg#French|erg, from Maghrebi Arabic ARchar|عرگ (‘erg), corresponding to Standard Arabic ARchar|عرق (‘irq).

Noun
en-noun|areg

  1. a large desert region of sand dunes, especially in the Sahara

Dutch

Adjective
erg (alternate form: erge, comparative: erger, ergere, superlative: ergst, ergste)

  1. serious, considerable
  2. awful, terrible

Adverb
erg

  1. very

ar:erg
fr:erg
io:erg
id:erg
ku:erg
nl:erg
ru:erg
vi:erg
zh:erg

Revision and Credits for"erg"
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the
GNU Free Documentation License
 
 

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.