Google

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See also: google and googlé

English[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png
 Google (disambiguation) on Wikipedia

Wikipedia

the logo of Google

Etymology[edit]

The company was named for a misspelling 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

Usage notes[edit]

This term may have trademark status.

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

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia de

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Google.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Google

  1. Google (search engine)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This noun has no gender and no plural form.[1]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google in Duden online

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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]

Borrowing from English Google.

Pronunciation[edit]

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