nog

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nog (plural nogs)

  1. A wooden block, the size of a brick, built into a wall, as a hold for the nails of woodwork.
  2. One of the square logs of wood used in a pile to support the roof of a mine.
  3. (shipbuilding) A treenail to fasten the shores.

Verb[edit]

nog (third-person singular simple present nogs, present participle nogging, simple past and past participle nogged)

  1. (transitive) to fill in, as between scantling, with brickwork.
  2. (transitive, shipbuilding) to fasten, as shores, with treenails.


Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

nog (plural nogs)

  1. Short for noggin.


Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

nog (plural nogs)

  1. Short for eggnog.
  2. (obsolete) A kind of strong ale.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

nog (plural nogs)

  1. (offensive, derogatory, ethnic slur) A dark-skinned person; nig-nog.
  2. (Australia, dated, ethnic slur) A Vietnamese person.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch nog.

Adverb[edit]

nog

  1. still
  2. (with negation) yet

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch nog, noch, from Old Dutch nogh, noch (until now, still), from Proto-Germanic *nuh (still, literally now too), from Proto-Indo-European *nu (now) + *-kʷe- (and, also). Cognate with German noch (yet, still).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nog

  1. still, as before
    Nu is de auto nog mooi en schoon, maar na een paar jaar niet meer.
    Now the car is still nice and clean, but after a few years it won't be anymore.
    Ik heb nog genoeg aardappelen, ik heb niet meer nodig.
    I still have enough potatoes, I don't need more.
  2. (in negative phrases) yet
    Hij is nog niet gekomen.
    He has not come yet.
  3. (with an amount) more, in addition
    Ik geef je nog één kans om het te raden.
    I'm giving you one more chance to guess it.
    Ik zie nog twee vliegtuigen.
    I see two more planes.

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nóg, nógr, gnógr, from Proto-Germanic *ganōgaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nog (not comparable)

  1. enough, sufficient
    Har vi nog med mat för picknicken?
    Do we have enough food for the picnic?
  2. probably
    Det har vi nog.
    We probably do (have that).

Volapük[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nog

  1. (with negation) yet