Open main menu

Wiktionary β

See also: Loge, logé, löge, and -loge

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia
 
Loges in an opera house.

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

loge (plural loges)

  1. A booth or stall.
  2. The lodge of a concierge.
    • 1936, Djuna Barnes, Nightwood, Faber & Faber 2007, p. 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 and J.J. Weiner, In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball People[1], ISBN 0803271271, 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.
    • 2002, Downing A. Thomas, Aesthetics of Opera in the Ancien Régime, 1647-1785[2], ISBN 0521801885, 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.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

loge f (plural loges, diminutive logetje n)

  1. (theater) box, compartment.
  2. (freemasonry) Masonic lodge.
  3. reception area, lobby (of a hotel for instance).
SynonymsEdit
HyponymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

loge

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of liegen

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

loge

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of logen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French, from Frankish *laubja, related to Old High German louppea, from Proto-Germanic *laubja, probably from Proto-Indo-European *leubʰ- (peel, strip, break off). The Masonic sense developed under influence from English lodge.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

loge f (plural loges)

  1. (freemasonry) lodge
  2. (theater) box
  3. (obsolete) hut

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

loge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of loger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of loger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of loger
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of loger
  5. second-person singular imperative of loger

Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French, from Frankish *laubja.

NounEdit

loge f (plural loges)

  1. hut (small often wooden building)

VerbEdit

loge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of loger, logier
  2. third-person singular present indicative of loger, logier
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of loger, logier
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of loger, logier
  5. second-person singular imperative of loger, logier

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

loge

  1. neuter past participle of ljuga and ljuge
  2. neuter past participle of lyga and lyge

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

loge ?

  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).
DeclensionEdit
Declension of loge 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative loge logen loger logerna
Genitive loges logens logers logernas

Etymology 2Edit

  This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

loge ?

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

Etymology 3Edit

See le (smile)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

loge

  1. subjunctive of le.

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

loge

  1. dative singular of log