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See also Bog, Bóg, bóg, bög, and bőg

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Irish and Scottish Gaelic bogach, soft, boggy ground, from bog, soft

Noun

Singular
bog

Plural
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  1. An expanse of marshland.
  2. (Ireland, UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A toilet.
Synonyms
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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to bog

Third person singular
bogs

Simple past
bogged

Past participle
-

Present participle
bogging

to bog (third-person singular simple present bogs, present participle bogging, simple past and past participle bogged)
  1. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To become (figuratively or literally) mired or stuck.
  2. (transitive, UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) To make a mess of something.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

by shortening and euphemistic alteration from bugger

Verb

Infinitive
to bog

Third person singular
bogs

Simple past
bogged

Past participle
-

Present participle
bogging

to bog (third-person singular simple present bogs, present participle bogging, simple past and past participle bogged)
  1. (euphemism, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To go away.
Derived terms

Bosnian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Noun

bog m (plural bogovi)

  1. god
  2. (colloquial) idol

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Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Noun

bȏg m.

  1. god
  2. (colloquial) idol
    Ti si moj bog! — You are my idol!

Declension

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Danish

Noun

bog c (singular indefinite en bog, singular definite bogen, plural indefinite bøger, plural definite bøgerne)

  1. book

Derived terms

Noun

bog c (singular indefinite en bog, singular definite bogen, plural indefinite bog, plural definite bogene)

  1. beech mast

French

Noun

bog m. (plural bogs)

  1. (ecology) An ombrotrophic peatland.

Antonyms


German

Pronunciation

Verb

bog

  1. past tense of biegen.

Hungarian

Etymology

From the same Finno-Ugric root *pengke as Estonian pung

Pronunciation

Noun

bog (plural bogok)

  1. knot

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [bˠɔɡ]

Adjective

bog

  1. soft
  2. loose
  3. lukewarm

Declension

First declension; forms of the positive degree:

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular plural
Nominative bog bog boga
Vocative boig bog boga
Genitive boig boige bog
Dative bog bog

archaic boig

boga

comparative/superlative: boige

Verb

bog (present bogann, past bhog, future bogfaidh, conditional bhogfadh, verbal adjective bogtha, verbal noun bogadh)

  1. to move
Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bog bhog mbog
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Noun

bog m.

  1. god

Norwegian

Noun

bog m.

  1. shoulder (of an animal)

Inflection



Old English

Pronunciation

Etymology

Common Germanic *boguz. Cognate with Old Saxon bōg (Dutch boeg ‘shoulders, chest of a horse’), Old High German buog (German Bug ‘horse’s hock, ship’s prow’), Old Norse bógr (Icelandic bógur, Swedish bog ‘shoulder’).

Noun

bōg n. (pl. bōg)

  1. the arm or shoulder
  2. a branch or bough of a tree

Scottish Gaelic

Pronunciation

Adjective

bog

  1. soft

Declension

First declension; forms of the positive degree:

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular plural
Nominative bog bhog boga
Vocative buig bog boga
Genitive bhuig bhuig/buige bog
Dative bhog bhuig boga

comparative/superlative: buige


Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation

Noun

bog m. (plural bogovi) (Cyrillic spelling бог)

  1. god
  2. (colloquial) idol

Derived terms

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Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Noun

bog m.

  1. god

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