Bug

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

English[edit]

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Bug

  1. the Bug River, flowing northwest 450 mi. between Belarus and Poland.
  2. the Bug River in the Ukraine, flowing 530 mi. to the Dnieper estuary.

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Noun[edit]

Bug ‎(plural Bugs)

  1. (slang) A Volkswagen Beetle car.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German buoc(animal shoulder), from Old High German buog(animal shoulder). The common contemporary meaning (“bow”) stems via German Low German from cognate Middle Low German bōch, from Old Saxon bōg.

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 (substandard)

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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Bug f

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

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Bug m inan

  1. the Bug river

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