Bug

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See also: bug, buug, búg, büg, and bůg

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Bug

  1. A river flowing northwest 450 miles between Belarus and Poland.
  2. A river in Ukraine, flowing 530 miles to the Dnieper estuary.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bug (plural Bugs)

  1. (slang) A Volkswagen Beetle car.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bug (plural Bugs)

  1. (slang) A Bugatti car.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /buːk/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /buːx/ (northern and central Germany; becoming rare for this particular word)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːk, -uːx
  • Homophone: Buch (nonstandard)

Noun[edit]

Bug m (genitive Buges or Bugs, plural Buge or Büge)

  1. (nautical) bow, prow (of a ship)
  2. nose (of an aircraft)
  3. shoulder joint (of an animal)
  4. joist, joint (in woodwork)

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Antonyms[edit]

  • Heck (end of a ship)

Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bug f

  1. (nautical) bow, prow (of a ship)

Polish[edit]

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Bug m inan

  1. the Bug river

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