ogle

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See also: øgle, öğle, and oglē

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • augle (Northern England)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch *ooghelen, oeghelen ‎(to ogle), frequentative form of oogen ‎(to eye); or from Middle Low German ogelen ‎(to look at, ogle), frequentative of ogen, ougen ‎(to eye, see), equivalent to og- +‎ -le. Compare German äugeln ‎(to ogle). More at eye, -le.

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ogle ‎(third-person singular simple present ogles, present participle ogling, simple past and past participle ogled)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To stare at (someone or something), especially impertinently, amorously, or covetously.
    • Dryden
      And ogling all their audience, ere they speak.

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Noun[edit]

ogle ‎(plural ogles)

  1. An impertinent, flirtatious, amorous or covetous stare.

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Latvian[edit]

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 Ogle on Latvian Wikipedia

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Ogle (1)
Akmeņogle (2)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (dialectal forms) oglis

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *anglis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ongʷl- ‎(coal). Cognates include Lithuanian anglìs, Old Prussian anglis, Old Church Slavonic ѫгль ‎(ǫglĭ), Russian у́голь ‎(úgolʹ), Belarusian вуголь ‎(vúgol’), Ukrainian вугіль ‎(vúgil’), Bulgarian въгле ‎(vǎ́gle), Czech uhel, Polish węgiel.[1]

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Noun[edit]

ogle f (5th declension)

  1. charcoal (partially burnt organic materials, usually wood)
    aktīvā ogle, aktivētā ogle — activated carbon
    melns kā ogle — black as charcoal
    ogles zīmējumi — charcoal drawings
    kvēlojošas ogles — burning coals
  2. (syn. akmeņogle) coal (mineral deposits, used as industrial fuel)
    ogļu atradnescoal deposits
    ogļu ieguvecoal mining
    ogļu rūpniecībacoal industry

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “ogle” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7