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English

A frog (amphibian).

Etymology

From Old English frogga, pet name for frox, frosc.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
frog

Plural
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  1. A small hopping amphibian.
  2. A fastener for clothing consisting of a button that fits through a loop.
  3. The end of a violin bow (or that of other similar string instruments such as the viola, cello and contrabass) held by the player.
  4. (Cockney rhyming slang) Road. Shorter, more common form of frog and toad.
  5. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A French person.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A French-speaking person from Quebec.
  7. The depression in the upper face of a pressed or handmade clay brick.
  8. An organ on the bottom of a horse’s hoof that assists in the circulation of blood.
  9. (rail transport) The part of a railway switch or turnout where the tracks cross (from the resemblance to the frog in a horse’s hoof).

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Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to frog

Third person singular
frog

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
g

to frog (third-person singular simple present frog, present participle g, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. To unravel a knitted garment.
  2. To ornament or fasten a coat, etc. with frogs.
  3. (slang) To promote a blogged website article, video or picture

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Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [fˠɾˠɔɡ]

Noun

frog m.

  1. frog

Declension

First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative frog froganna
Vocative a fhroig a fhroganna
Genitive froig froganna
Dative frog froganna

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an frog na froganna
Genitive an fhroig na bhfroganna
Dative leis an bhfrog

don fhrog

leis na froganna

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
frog fhrog bhfrog
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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