bog

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bog (plural bogs)

  1. An expanse of marshland.
  2. (Ireland, UK, New Zealand, vulgar, slang) A toilet.
  3. (US, dialect) A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp.
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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]

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

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

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bók (beech, book), from Proto-Germanic *bōks, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (beech).

Noun[edit]

bog c (singular definite bogen, plural indefinite bøger)

  1. book
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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]

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bog

  1. past tense of biegen.

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pengke along with Estonian pung.

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Noun[edit]

bog (plural bogok)

  1. knot

Irish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

bog

  1. soft
  2. loose
  3. lukewarm

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Verb[edit]

bog (present analytic bogann, future analytic bogfaidh, verbal noun bogadh, past participle bogtha)

  1. to move

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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.

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Rafsi[edit]

bog

  1. rafsi of bongu.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

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bog m (feminine equivalent bogowka)

  1. god

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  • bóžy (godly, divine)

Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bog m

  1. shoulder (of an animal)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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bōg n (nominative plural bōg)

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

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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bog (comparative buige)

  1. soft
  2. wet, damp, moist

Declension[edit]

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

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

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bȏg m (Cyrillic spelling бо̑г)

  1. god, deity
  2. (colloquial) idol, god

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

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Noun[edit]

bóg m anim (genitive bogá, nominative plural bogôvi)

  1. god

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