-log

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See also: log, lóg, lòg, lög, løg, log., and løg-

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French -logue, from Ancient Greek -λόγος (-lógos, one who speaks (in a certain manner)).

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-log

  1. Discourse of a specified kind.
  2. Compilation.
  3. (rare) -logist.

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Czech[edit]

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-log

  1. -logist
    bio- + ‎-log → ‎biolog
    geo- + ‎-log → ‎geolog

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-l (frequentative suffix) +‎ -o- +‎ -g (frequentative suffix)[1]

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Suffix[edit]

-log

  1. (frequentative verb-forming suffix, rare) Added to a stem to form a verb denoting repetitive action.
    társalog (to chat)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (frequentative verb-forming suffix) No longer productive. Harmonic variants and alternative forms:
    -log is added to back vowel words
    -leg is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -lög is added to rounded front vowel words
    -lyog is added to back vowel words
    -lyeg is added to unrounded front vowel words
    -lyög is added to rounded front vowel words

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References[edit]

  1. ^ -log in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λόγος (lógos, word, speech; reason), from λέγω (légō, I arrange; say), from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ- (to gather, collect).

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-log m (definite singular -logen, indefinite plural -loger, definite plural -logene)

  1. (sciences) -logist, -log (a person who studies or is an expert in the related -logy (Norwegian Bokmål: -logi))
    arkeolog, egyptolog, ornitolog, hippologarchaeologist, Egyptologist, ornithologist, hippologist
  2. -logue, -log (used to denote discourse of a specified kind; or a compilement of something)
    dialog, monolog, epilog, nekrolog, prologdialogue, monologue, epilogue, obituary, prologue

Suffix[edit]

-log (singular neuter -logt, plural and definite -loge)

  1. Used to form adjectivess meaning equivalent to something; -logous
    heterolog, homologheterologous, homologous

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References[edit]

  • “-log” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “-log” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • -log” in Store norske leksikon

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-log c (definite singular -logen, indefinite plural -loger, definite plural -logerna)

  1. -logist, describing a scientist, e.g. ekolog, hydrolog, kosmolog
  2. -logue, describing a kind of speech, e.g. analog, dialog, katalog

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