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See also lóg, and lög

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Origin unknown.

Noun

Singular
log

Plural
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  1. The trunk of a dead tree.
    They walked across the stream on a fallen log.
  2. A logbook, or journal; a record.
  3. (surfing slang) longboard.
    I know he hadn’t surfed on a log much in his childhood — Neal Miyake 1999 [1]
  4. A rolled cake with filling. A Swiss roll.
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Verb

Infinitive
to log

Third person singular
log

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
g

to log (third-person singular simple present log, present participle g, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To cut down trees.
  2. To make, to add an entry in a log (or many).
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Etymology 2

Abbreviation.

Noun

log

  1. (mathematics) A logarithm.
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Latvian

Noun

log singular vocative form of logs

  1. window

Declensions

singular plural
nominative logs logi
genitive loga logu
dative logam logiem
accusative logu logus
locative logā logos
vocative log logi

Old English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Germanic *loga-, from Indo-European *legh-. Cognate with Old Frisian lōch, Old High German luog. The IE root is also the source of Greek λεκτρον, Latin lectus ‘bed’, Celtic *leg- (Old Irish lige, Irish luighe), Slavic *ležati (Russian лежать).

Noun

lōg n.

  1. place, stead
    on his log: in his place; instead of him.
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Etymology 2

Inflected forms.

Verb form

lōg

  1. first-person singular preterite of lēan
  2. third-person singular preterite of lēan

Slovene

Noun

lóg

  1. grove
  2. little forest

Swedish

Verb form

log

  1. Past tense of le.

Volapük

Case Singular Plural
Nominative log logs
Accusative logi logis
Genitive loga logas
Dative loge loges

Etymology

Compound of French le and German Auge

Noun

log

  1. eye

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