See also: Blog

English

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Pronunciation

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  • enPR: blŏg, IPA(key): /blɒɡ/
  • (US) often IPA(key): /blɑɡ/
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒɡ

Etymology 1

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Rebracketing of weblog. The Oxford English Dictionary says the shortened word was coined 23 May 1999 and references the "Jargon Watch" article in an issue of an online magazine[1] which attributes the shortening to Peter Merholz.[2] The form blog is now so much more common than weblog that some misspell the latter as webblog, as if from web + blog.

Noun

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blog (plural blogs)

  1. (Internet) A website that allows users to reflect, share opinions, and discuss various topics in the form of an online journal, sometimes letting readers comment on their posts. Most blogs are written in a slightly informal tone (personal journals, news, businesses, etc.)
    • 2002, Biz Stone, chapter 1, in Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content, Indianapolis: New Riders Pub., →ISBN, page 4:
      So you see, the blog has been around since the beginning of the web; that is how basic the concept is. Today's blogs, and the activity of blogging, have taken on more meaning, but the concept of it all is still very simple and rooted in the beginning and intentions of the web itself.
    • 2012, Zadie Smith, NW, London: Penguin Books, published 2013, →ISBN, page 150:
      Have you tried these, darling? They’re tempura zucchini flowers. Japanese-Italian fusion! My own invention. Shall I photograph it? We can put it on our blog.
  2. (Internet) An individual post to a blog.
    This blog was originally posted on my personal site but is reproduced on the forums for greater visibility.
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Verb

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blog (third-person singular simple present blogs, present participle blogging, simple past and past participle blogged)

  1. (blogging, transitive, intransitive) To contribute to a blog.
    • 2002, Biz Stone, Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content, Indianapolis: New Riders Pub., →ISBN, page 163:
      Blogger Anil Dash summed up the initial reaction well when he blogged his assessment of Macromedia's new blogging strategy: []
    • 2009, Jeff Jarvis, What would Google do?, New York: HarperLuxe, →ISBN, page 40:
      I hadn’t blogged myself, because I thought I had nothing to say. After 9/11, I did. So I planned to write the blog for a few weeks, until I ran out of memories.
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Etymology 2

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

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blog (third-person singular simple present blogs, present participle blogging, simple past and past participle blogged)

  1. (British, slang) To blag, to steal something; to acquire something illegally.
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Etymology 3

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Noun

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blog (uncountable)

  1. (dated, fandom slang, humorous) Alternative letter-case form of Blog
    • 1960, Rich Brown, Paul Stanbery, The Golden Halls of Mirth[5], published 2006-07-19:
      The earliest form we know about composed before Rhysling was blinded, at some drinking bout, and the verses concerned what he would do at the SoLaCon I—if he could find enough blog, a mimeo, and a few willing femmefans.
    • 1994 June 7, David E Romm, “Re: To Ghost or Not To Ghost...”, in rec.arts.sf.fandom[6] (Usenet), message-ID <71443.1447-070694144409@dialup-3-152.gw.umn.edu>:
      The closest we came to that was not serving alcohol in the consuite one year. That was a significant success for it's main purpose. We actually came up with a definition of a fan, albeit a partial one phrased in the negative: Anyone who comes to Minicon just because there's free beer in the consuite is not a fan. That year there was more alcohol and more kinds* of alcohol than at any Minicon before or since; all the real fans who liked to drink brought their own and shared. The policy mainly discouraged the jerks who liked to hang out at the consuite and hit on the women. We did that for one year and happily went back to serving beer and blog.
    • 1995 September 4, Lindsay Crawford, “Re: Intersection”, in rec.arts.sf.fandom[7] (Usenet), message-ID <9509042250393785@emerald.com>:
      I can't speak for Faye as ed of FHAPA, but it would be really swell of someone could send us a set of Intersection daily newszines, plus any con flyers or other fannish papers that were there to had for the picking up: fannish things, you know, not including media, gaming, filking or costuming, fine fun but not my cup of blog, thank you.

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Verb

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blog (third-person singular simple present blogs, present participle blogging, simple past and past participle blogged)

  1. (obsolete, West Country) To look sullen or sulky[3]
    • 1746, Exmoor Courtship[8], published 1879, page 58:
      [] Thee be olweys wother egging or yeaking [] blogging or glumping, rearing or snapping []

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References

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  1. ^ Dawson, Keith (1999 August 30) “TBTF for 1999-08-23: Compliance”, in Tasty Bits from the Technology Front[1], retrieved 2012-01-02
  2. ^ Merholz, Peter (2002 May 17) “Play With Your Words”, in peterme.com[2], retrieved 2012-01-02:For What It's Worth: I've decided to pronounce the word 'weblog' as wee'- blog. Or 'blog' for short.
  3. ^ Wright, Joseph (1898) The English Dialect Dictionary[3], volume 1, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 305

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Catalan

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Alternative forms

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Borrowed from English blog.

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Noun

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blog m (plural blogs)

  1. blog

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Cebuano

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog.

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blog

  1. a blog

Czech

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog.

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Noun

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blog m inan

  1. blog

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Further reading

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  • blog in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • blog in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog. (2000).

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blog c (singular definite bloggen, plural indefinite blogs)

  1. blog

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Dutch

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog.

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blog m or n (plural blogs, diminutive blogje n)

  1. A blog.
    Synonym: weblog

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French

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Alternative forms

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Borrowed from English blog.

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blog m (plural blogs)

  1. (Internet) blog

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Hungarian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbloɡ]
  • Hyphenation: blog
  • Rhymes: -oɡ

Noun

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blog (plural blogok)

  1. blog

Declension

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Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative blog blogok
accusative blogot blogokat
dative blognak blogoknak
instrumental bloggal blogokkal
causal-final blogért blogokért
translative bloggá blogokká
terminative blogig blogokig
essive-formal blogként blogokként
essive-modal
inessive blogban blogokban
superessive blogon blogokon
adessive blognál blogoknál
illative blogba blogokba
sublative blogra blogokra
allative bloghoz blogokhoz
elative blogból blogokból
delative blogról blogokról
ablative blogtól blogoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
blogé blogoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
blogéi blogokéi
Possessive forms of blog
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. blogom blogjaim
2nd person sing. blogod blogjaid
3rd person sing. blogja blogjai
1st person plural blogunk blogjaink
2nd person plural blogotok blogjaitok
3rd person plural blogjuk blogjaik

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Italian

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English blog.

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blog m (invariable)

  1. (Internet) blog

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Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog. First attested in 2001.[1]

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Noun

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blog m inan or m animal

  1. (blogging) blog

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or:

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References

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  1. ^ Pęzik, Piotr, Przepiórkowski, A., Bańko, M., Górski, R., Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, B (2012) Wyszukiwarka PELCRA dla danych NKJP. Narodowy Korpus Języka Polskiego [National Polish Language Corpus, PELCRA search engine]‎[4], Wydawnictwo PWN

Further reading

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  • blog in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • blog in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English blog.

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈblɔ.ɡu.i/ [ˈblɔ.ɡʊ.i], /ˈblɔ.ɡi/

  • Hyphenation: blog

Noun

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blog m (plural blogs)

  1. Alternative form of blogue

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog.

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blòg m (Cyrillic spelling бло̀г)

  1. blog

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Slovak

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Borrowed from English blog.

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blog m inan (genitive singular blogu, nominative plural blogy, genitive plural blogov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. blog

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References

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  • blog”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Spanish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbloɡ/ [ˈbloɣ̞]
  • Rhymes: -oɡ
  • Syllabification: blog

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blog m (plural blogs)

  1. (Internet) blog

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Turkish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English blog.

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blog (definite accusative blogu, plural bloglar)

  1. (Internet) blog

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Inflection
Nominative blog
Definite accusative blogu
Singular Plural
Nominative blog bloglar
Definite accusative blogu blogları
Dative bloga bloglara
Locative blogda bloglarda
Ablative blogdan bloglardan
Genitive blogun blogların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular blogum bloglarım
2nd singular blogun blogların
3rd singular blogu blogları
1st plural blogumuz bloglarımız
2nd plural blogunuz bloglarınız
3rd plural blogları blogları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular blogumu bloglarımı
2nd singular blogunu bloglarını
3rd singular blogunu bloglarını
1st plural blogumuzu bloglarımızı
2nd plural blogunuzu bloglarınızı
3rd plural bloglarını bloglarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular bloguma bloglarıma
2nd singular bloguna bloglarına
3rd singular bloguna bloglarına
1st plural blogumuza bloglarımıza
2nd plural blogunuza bloglarınıza
3rd plural bloglarına bloglarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular blogumda bloglarımda
2nd singular blogunda bloglarında
3rd singular blogunda bloglarında
1st plural blogumuzda bloglarımızda
2nd plural blogunuzda bloglarınızda
3rd plural bloglarında bloglarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular blogumdan bloglarımdan
2nd singular blogundan bloglarından
3rd singular blogundan bloglarından
1st plural blogumuzdan bloglarımızdan
2nd plural blogunuzdan bloglarınızdan
3rd plural bloglarından bloglarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular blogumun bloglarımın
2nd singular blogunun bloglarının
3rd singular blogunun bloglarının
1st plural blogumuzun bloglarımızın
2nd plural blogunuzun bloglarınızın
3rd plural bloglarının bloglarının

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Welsh

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Welsh Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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From English blog.

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blog m (plural blogiau)

  1. blog

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Mutation

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
blog flog mlog unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “blog”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies