Google

See also: google and googlé

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EnglishEdit

Wikipedia-logo.png

Wikipedia

the logo of Google

EtymologyEdit

The company was named for a misspelling of googol ‎(one followed by a hundred zeros), alluding to the site's purpose of providing easy access to vast amounts of information.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Google

  1. A particular Internet company
  2. (computing) A search engine that popularized the company of the same name

Usage notesEdit

This term may have trademark status.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

Google ‎(third-person singular simple present Googles, present participle Googling, simple past and past participle Googled)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of google

GermanEdit

German Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia de

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English Google.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡuːɡəl/, [ˈɡuːɡəl], [ˈɡuːɡl̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Goo‧gle

Proper nounEdit

Google

  1. Google (search engine)

Usage notesEdit

  • This noun has no gender and no plural form.[1]

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Google in Duden online

ItalianEdit

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English Google.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Google m

  1. Google (search engine or company)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Google”, DiPI Online

PortugueseEdit

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pt

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English Google.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Google m, f

  1. Google (search engine or company)

Usage notesEdit

When referring to the search engine the noun is often treated as masculine, when referring to the company itself as feminine.[1]

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Qual a diferença entre “o Google” e “a Google”?”, in Portuguese Language Stack Exchange[1], accessed November 05, 2015
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