- A river flowing northwest 450 miles between Belarus and Poland.
- A river in Ukraine, flowing 530 miles to the Dnieper estuary.
Bug (plural Bugs)
From Middle High German buoc (“animal shoulder”), from Old High German buog (“animal shoulder”), from Proto-Germanic *bōguz (“arm; shoulder”). The common contemporary meaning (“bow”) stems via German Low German from cognate Middle Low German bôch, from Old Saxon bōg. More at bough.
- IPA(key): /buːk/ (standard)
- IPA(key): /buːx/ (northern and central Germany; becoming rare for this particular word)
- Rhymes: -uːk, -uːx
- Homophone: Buch (nonstandard)
- (nautical) bow, prow (of a ship)
- nose (of an aircraft)
- shoulder joint (of an animal)
- joist, joint (in woodwork)
- Heck (end of a ship)
Bug m inan
- the Bug river