- n. 松弛；下跌；漂流；萧条
- vi. 下垂；下降；萎靡
- vt. 使下垂
1. sink => sag.
可能来自古诺斯语 sokkva,下沉，去鼻音化自 Proto-Germanic*senkwanan,下沉，词源同 sink. 引申诸相关词义。
- sag:  There are several Scandinavian verbs that bear a strong resemblance to sag, including Swedish sacka and Danish sakke, and it seems likely that one of these was borrowed into Middle Low German as sacken ‘settle, subside’, and subsequently found its way into English as sag (whose original meaning was ‘subside’)
- sag (v.)
- late 14c., possibly from a Scandinavian source related to Old Norse sokkva "to sink," or from Middle Low German sacken "to settle, sink" (as dregs in wine), from denasalized derivative of Proto-Germanic base *senkwanan "to sink" (see sink (v.)). A general North Sea Germanic word (compare Dutch zakken, Swedish sacka, Danish sakke). Of body parts from 1560s; of clothes from 1590s. Related: Sagged; sagging.
- sag (n.)
- 1580s, in nautical use, from sag (v.). From 1727 of landforms; 1861 of wires, cables, etc.
- 1. Some of the tension Altman builds up starts to sag.
- 2. The shirt's cuffs won't sag and lose their shape after washing.
- 3. He is heavily built, but beginning to sag.
- 4. The tent began to sag under the weight of the rain.
- 5. We need to do something about the sag.
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