Gog

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See also: gog and gőg

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Biblical Hebrew גּוֹג(Gōg)

Proper noun[edit]

Gog

  1. Gog of Magog, a figure mentioned in the Hebrew Bible in Ezekiel 38 and 39, and identified by many with Satan. (See the writings of the Apostle John in Revelation 20:8.)
  2. (historical) Replacement for the word God when swearing, forming vulgar minced oaths originating in the 14th century: by Gog's wounds, Gog's bread...

Etymology 2[edit]

From Welsh Gog.

Noun[edit]

Gog (plural Gogs)

  1. (Britain, slang) A person from north Wales.

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of gogleddwr (northerner) or Clipping of gogledd (north).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gog m or f (plural Gogs, not mutable)

  1. (colloquial) a person from North Wales
    Gog yw ei wraig e.
    His wife is a North Walian.
  2. (colloquial) North Walian dialect of the Welsh language
    Sa i'n siarad Gog.
    I don't speak North Walian Welsh.

Antonyms[edit]

  • hwntw (South Walian)

Mutation[edit]

The word Gog is not normally mutated.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “Gog”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies