Meaning of tig



A prefix denoting the agent, time or season of what the root implies, e.g. tigpalamunít-the season for fishing with hook and line, from bunít, pamunít; tigpalanyagá-dinner time, dining hour, from panyága; tigpalamúgo-the time when the chickens come home to roost, from púgo, pamúgo; tigilítlog-the egg-laying season, from ítlog; tigsápul- a councillor, adviser, from sápul; tigtampálas, tigpasipála-a wretch, criminal, felon, blasphemer, etc., from tampálas, pasipála; tigsákdag-a helper, supporter, advocate, from sákdag, etc. etc. (see tag-).