See also: Loge, logé, löge, and -loge

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Loges in an opera house.

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From French loge (arbor, covered walk-way) from Frankish *laubijā (shelter). Akin to Old High German loub (porch, gallery) (German Laube (bower, arbor)), Old High German loub (leaf, foliage), Old English lēaf (leaf, foliage). Doublet of lobby, loggia, and lodge. More at lobby, loggia, leaf, lodge.

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loge (plural loges)

  1. A booth or stall.
  2. The lodge of a concierge.
    • 1936, Djuna Barnes, Nightwood, Faber & Faber, published 2007, page 70:
      About three in the morning, Nora knocked at the little glass door of the concierge's loge, asking if the doctor was in.
  3. An upscale seating region in a modern concert hall or sports venue, often in the back lower tier, or on a separate tier above the mezzanine.
    • 2006, George Gmelch, J.J. Weiner, In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball People[1], →ISBN, page 151:
      In major league stadiums the press box is usually located between the first and second decks in the loge level.
  4. An exclusive box or seating region in older theaters and opera houses, having wider, softer, and more widely spaced seats than in the gallery.
    • 1751, [Tobias] Smollett, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle [], volumes (please specify |volume=I to IV), London: Harrison and Co., [], →OCLC:
      Pickle gladly embraced this opportunity of becoming acquainted with a person of such rank, and ordering his own chariot to follow, accompanied the count to his loge, where he conversed with him during the whole entertainment.
    • 2002, Downing A. Thomas, Aesthetics of Opera in the Ancien Régime, 1647-1785[2], →ISBN, page 274:
      Patte notes that the spectators who were seated there were too close to the action to frame it as real, and that the loges in the avant-scène hampered the effect of the voice.

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from French loge. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈloː.ʒə/, /ˈlɔː.ʒə/
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  • Hyphenation: lo‧ge

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loge f (plural loges, diminutive logetje n)

  1. (theater) theatre box, compartment. [from 18th c.]
  2. (Freemasonry) Masonic lodge. [from 18th c.]
  3. reception area, lobby (of a hotel for instance). [from late 19th or 20th c.]
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  • Javanese: ꦭꦺꦴꦗꦶ (loji)
  • Lokono: logie
  • Malay: loji
  • Indonesian: losê

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈloː.ɣə/
  • Hyphenation: lo‧ge

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loge

  1. (dated or formal) singular past subjunctive of liegen

Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈloː.ɣə/
  • Hyphenation: lo‧ge

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loge

  1. (dated or formal) singular present subjunctive of logen

French

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Etymology

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From Old French, from Frankish *laubijā (arbour, protective roof, shelter made of foliage). The Masonic sense developed under influence from English lodge.

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loge f (plural loges)

  1. (Freemasonry) lodge
  2. (theater) box, loge
  3. (theater, television) dressing room (a room in a theatre or other performance venue in which performers may change costumes and apply makeup)
  4. (obsolete) hut

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loge

  1. inflection of loger:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Middle French

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Etymology

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Old French, from Frankish *laubijā.

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loge f (plural loges)

  1. hut (small often wooden building)

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loge

  1. inflection of loger, logier:
    1. first-person singular/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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  • loge on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

Norwegian Bokmål

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Alternative forms

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  • lue (noun and verb, more common)

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loge m (definite singular logen, indefinite plural loger, definite plural logene)

  1. flame

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loge (present tense loger, past tense loga or loget, past participle loga or loget)

  1. burn forcefully
  2. shine, light

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse logi. Shares a far back origin with lys (light). Thus it ultimately derives from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (bright, shine).

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  • IPA(key): /²loː.ʝə/, [²lɞ̞ː.ʝə], /²loː.ɡə/

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loge m (definite singular logen, indefinite plural logar, definite plural logane)

  1. a flame
  2. a torch
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loge (present tense logar, past tense loga, past participle loga, passive infinitive logast, present participle logande, imperative loge/log)

  1. e-infinitive form of loga

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Etymology 2

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Related to lag and liggje.

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loge f (definite singular loga, indefinite plural loger, definite plural logene)

  1. (weaving) a warp (thread running lengthwise in woven fabric
    Synonym: renningstråd
  2. (in compounds) something that lies down
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Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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loge m (definite singular logen)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of losje.

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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loge

  1. neuter singular of logen

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loge

  1. supine of ljuga

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Old French

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Etymology

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From Frankish *laubijā.

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loge oblique singularf (oblique plural loges, nominative singular loge, nominative plural loges)

  1. hut (small often wooden building)

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loge

  1. inflection of loger, logier:
    1. first-person singular/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Slovene

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loge

  1. accusative plural of log

Swedish

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Etymology 1

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From French loge.

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loge c

  1. A backstage dressing room for actors at a theatre
  2. A private seating chamber at a theatre
  3. A section or local chapter of an order (for instance freemasons)
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Declension of loge 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative loge logen loger logerna
Genitive loges logens logers logernas

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From Old Swedish loe, from Old Norse lófi (threshing floor).

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loge c

  1. A barn with a strong and flat wooden floor, suitable for threshing or dancing.
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Declension of loge 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative loge logen logar logarna
Genitive loges logens logars logarnas
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Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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loge

  1. (dated) subjunctive of le

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Volapük

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loge

  1. dative singular of log