Complete Definition of "dog"

see|dog-|DOG
English

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Etymology
From OE. term|docga|langang, of unknown origin, via ME. term|dogge|langenm. In the 16th century, it superseded OE. term|hund|lang=ang and was adopted by many Continental languages, but its precise origin is one of the greatest unknowns of etymology.

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/dɒg/, SAMPA|/dQg/
a|US IPA|/dɔg/, SAMPA|/dOg/
US, speakers with w:cot-caught merger|IPAchar|ɑ-ɔ merger: IPA|/dɑg/, SAMPA|/dAg/
audio|en-us-dog.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|ɒɡ

Image:YellowLabradorLooking.jpg|thumb|A dog (a [[Labrador)]]

Noun
en-noun

  1. An animal, member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man for thousands of years; occurs in many breeds. Scientific name: Canis lupus familiaris.

#: The dog barked all night.

  1. A male dog, as opposed to a bitch (a female dog.)
  2. derogatory A dull, unattractive girl or woman.

#: She’s a real dog.

  1. slang A man.

#: You lucky dog!

  1. derogatory Someone who is morally reprehensible.

#: You dirty dog.
#*1599 — Robert Greene, Alphonsus, King of Aragon (1599). Act 3.
#*:Blasphemous dog, I wonder that the earth
#*:Doth cease from renting vnderneath thy feete,
#*:To swallow vp those cankred corpes of thine.

  1. A hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward.
  2. A metal support for logs in a fireplace.

#: The dogs were too hot to touch.

  1. A hot dog.
  2. context|poker|_|slang underdog|Underdog

Synonyms
i-c|animal domestic dog, hound, canine
i-c|man bloke (British), chap (British), dude, fellow, guy, man
i-c|morally reprehensible person cad, bounder, blackguard, fool, hound, heel, scoundrel
i-c|hinged catch click, detent, pawl
i-c|metal support for logs andiron, firedog, dogiron

Derived terms
dogged

Translations
trans-top|animal
Abenaki: adia; alemos
Afrikaans: hond
Ainu: セタ (seta)
Albanian: qen m
Aleut: sabaakax
Amuzgo: kítzë'
Arabic: ARchar|ٌكلب|كَلْب (kalb) m, ARchar|ٌكلاب|كِلاَب unicode|(kiláːb) p
Aramaic:
:Syriac: ܟܠܒܐ (kalbā, kalbo) m, ܟܠܒܬܐ (kalbtā, kalbto) f
:Hebrew: כלבא (kalbā, kalbo) m, כלבתא (kalbtā, kalbto) f
Arapaho: heθ
Armenian: շուն (šun)
Assiniboine: Å¡unga
Basque: txakur, etxe-txakur
Belarusian: сабака (sabáka) f
Bengali: কুকুর (kukur)
Blackfoot: imÄ­ta
Bosnian: pas m, kučka f
Breton: ki m, chas p; kiez f, kiezed p
Bulgarian: куче (kuče) n, пес (pes) m (colloq.), псе (pse) n (colloq.)
Caddo: díˀṣi
Carrier: É«i
Catalan: gos, ca#Catalan|ca m, gossa f
Cebuano: irô, ayam
Cherokee: ᎩᏟ (giɬi), ᎩᎵ (gili)
Cheyenne: oeškeso
Chinese: 狗 (gǒu); 犬 (quǎn)
Chortí: ƈi'
Chumash (Inezeño): huču
Comanche: sarrie
Cora: ẓʌ'ʌ
Cree: ᐊᑎᒼ (atim)
Creek: éfv
Croatian: pas#Croatian|pas m
Czech: pes#Czech|pes m
Danish: hund c
Dutch: hond m
Dyirbal: guda (class II noun), unicode|gudaɖaran dual, gudaguda p
Erzya: киска (kiska), пине (pine)
Esperanto: hundo
Estonian: koer
Faroese: hundur m
Finnish: koira
Flathead: ʔn̩qʷqʷ̕osǝ́ˀmí
Franconian (Low): hund
French: chien m
Frisian: hûn
Friulian: čhan (new orthography), cjan (old orthography)
Galician: can#Galician|can
Gamilaraay: buruma (tame), marayin (wild), mirri (wild), ngurran (wild)
German: Hund m
Gothic: 𐌷𐌿𐌽𐌳𐍃 (hunds) m
Greek:
:Ancient: κύων (kýōn) c
:Modern: σκύλος (skílos) m, κύων (kíon) c
Guaraní: jagua
Gujarati: કુતરો (kutro) m, કુતરી (kutrī) f, કુતરાઓ (kutrāo) / કુતરીઓ (kutrīo) p
Haida: x̌a
Hawaiian: 'ilio|‘īlio
Hebrew: כלב (kélev) m
Hindi: कुत्ता (kuttā) m, कुत्ती (kuttī) f
Hittite: kuwas; suwana
Hungarian: kutya, eb
Igbo: n'kita
Icelandic: hundur m
Ilocano: aso
Indonesian: anjing
Interlingua: can#Interlingua|can
Inuktitut: ᕿᒻᒥᖅ, qimmiq
Irish: madra, gadhar m
Isthmus Zapotec: biʼcuʼ
Italian: cane#Italian|cane m
Japanese: 犬 (いぬ, inú)
Javanese: asu
Kickapoo: ə́nɛ̏mwə̏
Klallam: sqáx̣əʔ; sqməy̕
Klamath: waṣ̓a·k
Korean: 개 (gae), 견 (犬, gyeon), 구 (狗, gu)
Kuna: achu
Kurdish:
:Kurmancî: se#Kurdish|se, kûç, kûçik
:Soranî: KUchar|سه‌گ
Ladin: cian#Ladin|cian
Lakota: shunka
Latin: canis c
Latvian: suns#Latvian|suns
Lithuanian: Å¡uo m, Å¡uva m (arch.)
Lojban: gerku
Luxembourgish: Hond
Macedonian: куче n, пес#Macedonian|пес (pes) m
Malay: anjing
Malayalam: നായ (naaya), പട്ടി (patti)
trans-mid
Maltese: kelb m, kelba f?
Maori: kurī
Mayo: čū’u
Mbabaram: #Mbabaram|dog
Miami: alemwa
Middle Breton: ci#Middle Breton|ci m
Middle Dutch: hont m
Middle English: dogge
Middle High German: hunt#Middle High German|hunt
Middle Low German: hund
Middle Welsh: ci#Middle Welsh|ci m
Mi'kmaq: lmu'j / nmu'j s, lmu'jig / nmu'jig p, lmu'ji'j / nmu'ji'j (diminutive), lmu'jl / nmu'jl (indef.)
Mingo: tsíyæ s, tsiyæshö'ö p
Miwok: hajūṣa
Mohawk: ěrhar
Mongolian: нохой (nohoĭ)
Nahuatl: chichi; itzcuintli
Naskapi: atim
Navajo: IPAchar|łééčąą'í
Norwegian: hund m, bikkje f
Novial: hunde
Occitan: gos, can#Occitan|can
Ojibwe: ᐊᓂᒧᔥ (animosh) s, ᐊᓂᒧᔕᒃ (animoshag) p
Old English: hund, docga
Old French: chen m
Old Frisian: hund
Old High German: hunt
Old Irish: cú; matad
Old Norse: hundr m, grey n, bikkja f
Old Prussian: Sunis
Old Saxon: hund
Papago: gogs
Passamaquoddy: olomuss s, olomussok p, 'tolomussomol (possessed), olomussis (diminutive)
Persian: FAchar|سگ|سَگ (sæg)
Pitjantjatjara: papa
Polish: pies#Polish|pies m, suka f
Portuguese: cão m, cadela f, cachorro m, cachorra f
Powhatan: atemos
Proto-Polynesian: *kulī
Provençal: can#Provençal|can
Punjabi: ਕੁੱਤਾ (kuttā)
Quileute: kadí·do
Rapa Nui: paihéŋa
Rohingya: kutta
Romani: žukel m, žukli f
Romanian: câine (current orthography), cîine (1950s orthography)
Romansh: chaun, tgaun
Russian: собака (sobáka) f; пёс (pjos) m, псина (psína) f (colloq.)
Sami: beana
Sardinian: cani / cane#Sardinian|cane, perru, catteddu
Scottish Gaelic: cù m, madadh m
Serbian: pas#Serbian|pas m, kučka f, kuče m, kuca f (dim.), džukela f
Seri: ʔɑχʃ
Shoshone: sadee’
Slovak: pes#Slovak|pes m, suka f
Slovene: pes#Slovene|pes m, psica f
Sorbian, Lower: pjas m
Sorbian, Upper: pos#Upper Sorbian|pos m, psyk m
Spanish: perro m, cachorro m
Swahili: mbwa s/p (noun 9/10)
Swedish: hund c
Tagalog: aso
Tamazight: ⴰⵢⴷⵉ (aydi) m
Telugu: కుక్క, శునకము
Thai: THchar|หมา (máá)
Tibetan: ཁྱི་ (kiy)
Tlingit: kèƛ
Tonkawa: ˀɛkʷʌn
Tupinambá: îagûara
Turkish: köpek, it#Turkish|it
Tz'utujil: tz'i'|tz’i’
Ukrainian: собака#Ukrainian|собака (sobáka) m, пес (pes) m
Urdu: URchar|کتا, URchar|کوکر, URchar|سگ, URchar|کلب
Vietnamese: chó
Volapük: dog
Võro: pini
Warlpiri: maliki
Welsh: ci#Welsh|ci
Yiddish: הונט (hunt) m
Yucatec: pehk
Yuchi: tsɛnɔ̣
Yup'ik: qimugta s, qimugtak dual, qimugtat p
Zulu: inja (nc 9)
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trans-top|male dog
Aramaic:
:Syriac: ܟܠܒܐ (kalbā, kalbo) m
:Hebrew: כלבא (kalbā, kalbo) m
Dutch: reu m
French: chien m
German: Rüde m
Italian: cane#Italian|cane m
Lithuanian: Å¡uo m
Ojibwe: naabesim, naabesimoog p
trans-mid
Novial: hundo
Polish: pies#Polish|pies m
Portuguese: cão m, cães p
Russian: кобель (koběl’) m, пёс (pjos) m
Slovene: pes#Slovene|pes m
Spanish: perro m
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trans-top|dull, unattractive girl or woman
French: thon m
trans-mid
Russian: крокодил (krokodil) m, жаба (žába) f
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trans-top|slang: man
See guy
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trans-top|morally reprehensible person, See also scoundrel
French: chien m
German: Hund m
Italian: cane#Italian|cane m
trans-mid
Russian: негодяй (negodjáj) m, негодяйка (negodjájka) f, подлец (podléts) m, подлая (pódlaja) f
Spanish: perro m
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trans-top|hinged catch
See pawl
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trans-top|metal support for logs
See andiron
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Derived terms
top2
bird dog
dog's breakfast
cattle dog
dog-ear, dog-eared
dog eat dog
dog collar
dog days
dog my cats
dog's life
dogsbody
Sirius|dog star
dog tired
dog watch
dogwhip
dog year
mid2
go to the dogs
hair of the dog
hot dog
guide dog
lapdog
put on the dog
rain cats and dogs
seeing-eye dog
sheepdog
tinned dog

Proverbs
barking dogs seldom bite
every dog has its day
it is easy to find a stick to beat a dog

References
Weisenberg, Michael (2000) The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. ISBN 978-1880069523

Verb
en-verb|dog|g|ed

  1. transitive To go after with the intent to catch.
  2. transitive To follow in an annoying way, to constantly be affected by.

#: The woman cursed him so that trouble would dog his every step.

  1. context|transitive|nautical To fasten a hatch securely.

#: It is very important to dog down these hatches...

  1. context|transitive|emerging usage in|_|UK To watch, or participate, in sexual activity in a public place, on the pretence of walking the dog; see also dogging.

#: I admit that I like to dog at my local country park.

Synonyms
i-c|go after with intent to catch chase, chase after, go after, pursue, tag, tail, track, trail

See also
bitch
canine
cynomorphic
cynomorphism
dog-tired
doggy
flea bag
going to the dogs
hound
pup, puppy

Anagrams
god

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:Dogs|
Category:English three letter words
Category:Mammals
Category:Poker


Danish

Conjunction
infl|da|conjunction

  1. though

Mbabaram

Etymology
Not a borrowing from English, but an independent and regular development from the proto-Australian word *gudaga, thus: Mbabaram dog < *dwog(a) < *udwoga < *gudwaga < proto-Australian *gudaga. Confer Dyirbal guda, Yidin gudaga.

Noun
infl|vmb|noun

  1. #English|dog

Swedish

Verb
infl|sv|verb form

  1. (past tense of dö) died

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology
E.|tcs term|dog.

Noun
infl|tcs|noun

  1. dog#English|dog

Category:tcs:Mammals

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