slogan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm (battle cry), from Old Irish slúag, slóg (army), from Proto-Celtic *slougos (troop, army), from Proto-Indo-European *slowgʰo-, *slowgo- (entourage) + Old Irish gairm (a call, cry), from Proto-Celtic *garman-, *garrman- (a call, shout), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵh₂r-smn-, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵh₂r- (to shout, call). Possible cognate with Latin garrio (chatter), Old English cearu (sorrow, care).

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Noun[edit]

slogan (plural slogans)

  1. (advertising) A catch phrase associated with the product or service being advertised.
  2. A distinctive phrase of a person or group of people.
  3. (obsolete) A battle cry (original meaning).
    • 1805, Walter Scott, "The Lay of the Last Minstrel", IV. xxvii:
      To heaven the Border slogan rung,/ The English war-cry answer'd wide.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

slogan m

  1. slogan (advertising)

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

slogan m (plural slogans)

  1. slogan
  2. motto

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Italian[edit]

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English

Noun[edit]

slogan m (invariable)

  1. slogan (distinctive phrase)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English slogan.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈslɔɡan]

Noun[edit]

slogan m inan

  1. cliché (something, most often a phrase or expression, that is overused or used outside its original context, so that its original impact and meaning are lost)
  2. (advertising) slogan (a catch phrase associated with the product or service being advertised)
  3. slogan (a distinctive phrase of a person or group of people)

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Further reading[edit]

  • slogan in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

slogan m (plural slogans)

  1. (advertising) slogan (phrase associated with a product)
  2. (by extension) any type of motto

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English slogan

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /slǒɡaːn/
  • Hyphenation: slo‧gan

Noun[edit]

slògān m (Cyrillic spelling сло̀га̄н)

  1. slogan (distinctive phrase of a person or group of people)
  2. slogan (advertising)

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

slogan m (plural slogans or slóganes)

  1. slogan