Complete Definition of "frog"

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Etymology
From OE. frogga, pet name for frox, frosc.

Pronunciation
Image:Agalychnis_callidryas.jpg|thumb|right|A frog (amphibian).
audio|en-us-frog.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ÉÉ¡

Noun
en-noun

  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|Road. Shorter, more common form of frog and toad.
  5. context|UK|pejorative|racial slur A French person.
  6. context|Canadian English|pejorative 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 horseâs hoof that assists in the circulation of blood.
  9. The part of a railway switch or turnout where the tracks cross (from the resemblance to the frog in a horse's hoof).
Translations
trans-top|amphibian
Afrikaans padda
Albanian: bretkosë
Arabic: ARchar|ضÙدع (Äífdaâ)â m
Aramaic: פקע×
Basque: igel
Bosnian: t-|bs|žaba|f
Bulgarian: t+|bg|жаба|f|trzhaba|scCyrl
Catalan: granota f
Chinese: éè (qÄ«ng wÄ)
Crimean Tatar: baka, suvbaka
Croatian: t+|hr|žaba
Czech: t+|cs|žába|f
Danish: frø c
Dutch: kikker m, kikvors m
Erzya: ваÑÑÐ°ÐºÑ (vatraksh), Ð²ÐµÐ´Ñ Ð²Ð°ÑÑÐ°ÐºÑ (ved vatraksh)
Esperanto: t-|eo|rano|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: konn
Ewe: akpÉkplÉ n
Faroese: t-|fo|froskur|m|xs=Faroese
Finnish: t+|fi|sammakko
French: t+|fr|grenouille|f
German: t+|de|Frosch|m
Greek: βάÏÏαÏÎ¿Ï (vátrakhos) m
Hawaiian Pidgin: bufo
Hebrew: צפר××¢|צְפַרְ×Öµ×¢Ö· (tsfardea) m
Hindi: मà¥à¤à¤¢à¤ (mendhak) m, मà¥à¤à¤¢à¤à¥ (mendhki) f, मà¥à¤à¤¡à¤ (me.n.dak) m, मà¥à¤à¤¡à¥à¤ (me.n.duk) m
Hungarian: t+|hu|béka
Icelandic: t+|is|froskur|m
Indonesian: t+|id|kodok|xsIndonesian, t+|id|katak|xsIndonesian
Irish: t-|ga|frog|m|xs=Irish
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Italian: t+|it|rana|f
Japanese: è (ããã, kaeru; ããã, kawazu, historical ãã¯ã¥)
Korean: ê°êµ¬ë¦¬ (gaeguri), 머구리 (meoguri)
Kurdish: t+|ku|بÛÙ|sc=KUchar
Latin: t-|la|rana|f|alt=rÄna
Latvian: t-|lv|varde|f|xs=Latvian
Lithuanian: varlÄ f
Maltese: żrinġ m
Marathi: बà¥à¤¡à¥à¤ (be.duk)
Mongolian: t-|mn|мÑлÑий|trmelkhii|scCyrl|xs=Mongolian
Norwegian: t+|no|frosk|m
Polish: t+|pl|żaba|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|rã|f
Romanian: broascÄ f, brotac m
Russian: t+|ru|лÑгÑÑка|f|trljagúška|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: losgann m/f
Serbian:

Sicilian: giurana f
Slovak: t-|sk|žaba|f
Slovene: t+|sl|žaba|f
Somali: t-|so|rah|xs=Somali
Spanish: t+|es|rana|f
Swahili: chura (nc 7/8)
Swedish: groda c
Telugu: t|te|à°à°ªà±à°ª|sc=Telu (kappa)
Urdu: URchar|ÙÛÙÚÚ© (men.dak/men.duk) g|Urdu
Welsh: broga, llyffant g|Welsh
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trans-top|end of a string instrument's bow
Icelandic: t+|is|froskur|m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|organ in a horse's foot
Irish: t-|ga|frog|m|xs=Irish
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|ÑÑÑелка|f|sc=Cyrl
trans-bottom

trans-top|part of a railway
trans-mid
Russian: кÑеÑÑовина f
trans-bottom

Derived terms
froggy
frogman
tree frog
fine as frog hair, finer than frog hair
a frog in one's throat

Related terms
amphibian
tadpole
toad

Verb
en-verb|frog|g|ed

  1. To unravel a knitted garment.
  2. To ornament or fasten a coat, etc. with trogs.

Derived terms
frog stitch

References
R:Webster 1913|frog

Category:Amphibians
Category:Anatomy
Category:Ethnic slurs
Category:Horses


Irish

Noun
frog m

  1. #English|frog

Declension
ga noun m1|f|rog|roig|plroganna|strongyes

Category:Irish nouns
Category:ga:Amphibians

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