slogan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm (battle cry), from Old Irish slúag, slóg (army), from Proto-Celtic *slowgos (troop, army), from Proto-Indo-European *slowgʰo-, *slowgo- (entourage) + Old Irish gairm (a call, cry), from Proto-Celtic *garman-, *garrman- (a call, shout), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵh₂r-smn-, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵh₂r- (to shout, call). Possible cognate with Latin garrio (chatter), Old English cearu (sorrow, care).

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Noun[edit]

slogan (plural slogans)

  1. (obsolete) A battle cry (original meaning).
  2. A distinctive phrase of a person or group of people.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XVIII:
      [Bertie Wooster:] “Right-ho,” I said, not much liking the assignment, but liking less the idea of endeavouring to thwart this incandescent aunt in her current frame of mind. Safety first, is the Wooster slogan.
  3. (advertising) A phrase associated with a product, used in advertising.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

slogan m

  1. slogan (advertising)

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

slogan m (plural slogans)

  1. slogan
  2. motto

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Italian[edit]

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English

Noun[edit]

slogan m (invariable)

  1. slogan (distinctive phrase)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

slogan m (plural slogans)

  1. (advertising) slogan (phrase associated with a product)
  2. (by extension) any type of motto

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English slogan

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /slǒɡaːn/
  • Hyphenation: slo‧gan

Noun[edit]

slògān m (Cyrillic spelling сло̀га̄н)

  1. slogan (distinctive phrase of a person or group of people)
  2. slogan (advertising)

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