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  1. (noun) An expanse of marshland.
  2. (noun, Irish, UK, New Zealand, vulgar, slang) A toilet.
  3. (verb, intransitive, informal) To become (figuratively or literally) mired or stuck.
  4. (verb, transitive, UK, informal) To make a mess of something.
  5. (verb, euphemism, slang, UK, with "off") To go away.
  6. (Croatian, Lower Sorbian, Slovene, noun) god
  7. (Croatian, noun, colloquial) idol, god
  8. (Danish, noun) book
  9. (Danish, noun) beech mast
  10. (French, noun, ecology) An ombrotrophic peatland.
  11. (German, verb) past tense of biegen.
  12. (Hungarian, noun) knot
  13. (Irish, Scottish Gaelic, adjective) soft
  14. (Irish, adjective) loose
  15. (Irish, adjective) lukewarm
  16. (Irish, verb) to move
  17. (Norwegian, noun) shoulder (of an animal)
  18. (Old English, noun) the arm or shoulder
  19. (Old English, noun) a branch or bough of a tree
  20. (Scottish Gaelic, adjective) wet, damp, moist

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Irish and Scottish Gaelic bogach (soft, boggy ground) from bog (soft)

Noun[edit]

Singular
bog

Plural
bogs

bog (plural bogs)

  1. An expanse of marshland.
  2. (Irish, UK, New Zealand, vulgar, slang) A toilet.
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Verb[edit]

Infinitive
to bog

Third person singular
bogs

Simple past
bogged

Past participle
bogged

Present participle
bogging

to bog (third-person singular simple present bogs, present participle bogging, simple past and past participle bogged)

  1. (intransitive, informal) To become (figuratively or literally) mired or stuck.
  2. (transitive, UK, informal) To make a mess of something.
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Etymology 2[edit]

by shortening and euphemistic alteration from bugger

Verb[edit]

Infinitive
to bog

Third person singular
bogs

Simple past
bogged

Past participle
bogged

Present participle
bogging

to bog (third-person singular simple present bogs, present participle bogging, simple past and past participle bogged)

  1. (euphemism, slang, UK, with "off") To go away.
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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: /bɔːg/, [b̥ɔːˀw]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bók (beech, book), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂go- (beech).

Noun[edit]

bog c. (singular definite bogen, plural indefinite bøger)

  1. book
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Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Maybe from Middle Low German bōk.

Noun[edit]

bog c. (singular definite bogen, plural indefinite bog)

  1. beech mast
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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

bog m. (plural bogs)

  1. (ecology) An ombrotrophic peatland.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bog

  1. past tense of biegen.



Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same Finno-Ugric root *pengke as Estonian pung

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bog (plural bogok)

  1. knot



Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: [bˠɔɡ]

Adjective[edit]

bog

  1. soft
  2. loose
  3. lukewarm

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • (archaic) Dative feminine singular: boig

Verb[edit]

bog

  1. to move

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bog bhog mbog
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Noun[edit]

bog m.

  1. god

Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bog m.

  1. shoulder (of an animal)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *boguz. Cognate with Old Saxon bōg (Dutch boeg (shoulders, chest of a horse)), Old High German buog (German horse’s hock, ship’s prow), Old Norse bógr (Icelandic bógur, Swedish bog (shoulder)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bōg n. (plural bōg)

  1. the arm or shoulder
  2. a branch or bough of a tree

Descendants[edit]

Scots: beuch


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: [b̊og̊]

Adjective[edit]

bog (comparative and superlative forms buige)

  1. soft
  2. wet, damp, moist

Declension[edit]

Forms without the definite article:

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative bog bhog boga
Vocative bhuig bhog boga
Genitive bhuig bhuig/buige boga/bhoga
Dative bhog bhuig boga/bhoga

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: /bôːg/

Noun[edit]

bȏg m. (Cyrillic spelling бо̑г)

  1. god
  2. (colloquial) idol, god

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bóg m. (dual bogova, plural bogovi) animate

  1. god

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