Google

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See also: google and googlé

English[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png
the logo of Google

Etymology[edit]

An alteration of googol (one followed by a hundred zeros), alluding to the site's purpose of providing easy access to vast amounts of information.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Google

  1. A particular Internet company
  2. (computing) A search engine that popularized the company of the same name

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

Google (third-person singular simple present Googles, present participle Googling, simple past and past participle Googled)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of google

Dinka[edit]

Dinka Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia din

Proper noun[edit]

Google

  1. Google (search engine)

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Google.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡuːɡəl/, [ˈɡuːɡəl], [ˈɡuːɡl̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Goo‧gle

Proper noun[edit]

Google n (genitive Googles)

  1. Google (search engine)
    • 2004, Thomas Köhre, Google: Alles finden und viele Tricks, p. 9;
      Sicher haben Sie schon einmal den Ausspruch »Frag doch Google!« gehört und sich gefragt, was dieses Google eigentlich ist?

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Google.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Google m

  1. Google (search engine or company)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Google”, DiPI Online

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Google.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡu.ɡoɫ/, /ˈɡu.ɡow/

Proper noun[edit]

Google m, f

  1. Google (search engine or company)

Usage notes[edit]

When referring to the search engine the noun is often treated as masculine, when referring to the company itself as feminine.[1]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Qual a diferença entre “o Google” e “a Google”?”, in Portuguese Language Stack Exchange[1], accessed November 05, 2015