loge

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See also: Loge, logé, löge, and -loge

English[edit]

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Loges in an opera house.

Etymology[edit]

From French loge (arbor, covered walk-way) from Frankish *laubijā (shelter). Akin to Old High German loub (porch, gallery) (German Laube (bower, arbor)), Old High German loub (leaf, foliage), Old English lēaf (leaf, foliage). Doublet of lobby, loggia, and lodge. More at lobby, loggia, leaf, lodge.

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Noun[edit]

loge (plural loges)

  1. A booth or stall.
  2. The lodge of a concierge.
    • 1936, Djuna Barnes, Nightwood, Faber & Faber 2007, p. 70:
      About three in the morning, Nora knocked at the little glass door of the concierge's loge, asking if the doctor was in.
  3. An upscale seating region in a modern concert hall or sports venue, often in the back lower tier, or on a separate tier above the mezzanine.
    • 2006, George Gmelch and J.J. Weiner, In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball People[1], →ISBN, page 151:
      In major league stadiums the press box is usually located between the first and second decks in the loge level.
  4. An exclusive box or seating region in older theaters and opera houses, having wider, softer, and more widely spaced seats than in the gallery.
    • 1751, Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, vol II, ch. 43:
      Pickle gladly embraced this opportunity of becoming acquainted with a person of such rank, and ordering his own chariot to follow, accompanied the count to his loge, where he conversed with him during the whole entertainment.
    • 2002, Downing A. Thomas, Aesthetics of Opera in the Ancien Régime, 1647-1785[2], →ISBN, page 274:
      Patte notes that the spectators who were seated there were too close to the action to frame it as real, and that the loges in the avant-scène hampered the effect of the voice.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French loge. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈloː.ʒə/, /ˈlɔː.ʒə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lo‧ge

Noun[edit]

loge f (plural loges, diminutive logetje n)

  1. (theater) theatre box, compartment. [from 18th c.]
  2. (freemasonry) Masonic lodge. [from 18th c.]
  3. reception area, lobby (of a hotel for instance). [from late 19th or 20th c.]
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈloː.ɣə/
  • Hyphenation: lo‧ge

Verb[edit]

loge

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of liegen

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈloː.ɣə/
  • Hyphenation: lo‧ge

Verb[edit]

loge

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of logen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Frankish *laubijā (arbour, protective roof, shelter made of foliage). The Masonic sense developed under influence from English lodge.

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Noun[edit]

loge f (plural loges)

  1. (freemasonry) lodge
  2. (theater) box
  3. (obsolete) hut

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Descendants[edit]
  • Dutch: loge
  • Norwegian Bokmål: losje
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: losje
  • Portuguese: loja
  • Swedish: loge

Verb[edit]

loge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of loger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of loger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of loger
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of loger
  5. second-person singular imperative of loger

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Frankish *laubijā.

Noun[edit]

loge f (plural loges)

  1. hut (small often wooden building)

Verb[edit]

loge

  1. inflection of loger, logier:
    1. first-person singular/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • loge on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • lue (noun and verb, more common)

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

loge m (definite singular logen, indefinite plural loger, definite plural logene)

  1. flame

Verb[edit]

loge (present tense loger, past tense loga or loget, past participle loga or loget)

  1. burn forcefully
  2. shine, light

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shares a far back origin with lys (light). Thus it ultimately derives from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (bright, shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • loga (verb) (a and split infinitives)

Noun[edit]

loge m (definite singular logen, indefinite plural logar, definite plural logane)

  1. a flame
  2. a torch

Verb[edit]

loge (present tense logar, past tense loga, past participle loga, passive infinitive logast, present participle logande, imperative log)

  1. to burn with a flame, blaze
  2. (figuratively, by extension) to liven (up), inspire

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Etymology 2[edit]

Related to lag and liggje.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loge f (definite singular loga, indefinite plural loger, definite plural logene)

  1. (weaving) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  2. (in compounds) something that lies down
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

loge m (definite singular logen)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of losje.

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Alternative forms[edit]

Participle[edit]

loge

  1. neuter of logen

Verb[edit]

loge

  1. supine of ljuga and ljuge
  2. supine of lyga and lyge

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Slovene[edit]

Noun[edit]

loge

  1. accusative plural of log

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French loge.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

loge c

  1. A backstage dressing room for actors at a theatre.
  2. A private seating chamber at a theatre.
  3. A section or local chapter of an order (for instance freemasons).
Declension[edit]
Declension of loge 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative loge logen loger logerna
Genitive loges logens logers logernas

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

loge c

  1. A barn with a strong and flat wooden floor, suitable for threshing or dancing.
Declension[edit]
Declension of loge 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative loge logen logar logarna
Genitive loges logens logars logarnas

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

loge

  1. subjunctive of le.

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

loge

  1. dative singular of log