See also: Loge, logé, löge, and -loge

EnglishEdit

 
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Loges in an opera house.

EtymologyEdit

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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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, 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, vol II, ch. 43:
      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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DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

loge

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of liegen

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

loge

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of logen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

loge f (plural loges)

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

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DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: loge
  • Norwegian Bokmål: losje
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: losje
  • Portuguese: loja
  • Swedish: loge

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

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French, from Frankish *laubijā.

NounEdit

loge f (plural loges)

  1. hut (small often wooden building)

VerbEdit

loge

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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • lue (noun and verb, more common)

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NounEdit

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

  1. flame

VerbEdit

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

  1. burn forcefully
  2. shine, light

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

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Alternative formsEdit

  • loga (verb) (a and split infinitives)

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

  1. a flame
  2. a torch

VerbEdit

loge (present tense logar, past tense loga, past participle loga, passive infinitive logast, present participle logande, imperative log)

  1. to burn with a flame, blaze
  2. (figuratively, by extension) to liven (up), inspire

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Etymology 2Edit

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 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

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NounEdit

loge m (definite singular logen)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of losje.

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

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ParticipleEdit

loge

  1. neuter singular of logen

VerbEdit

loge

  1. supine of ljuge
  2. supine of lyge

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SloveneEdit

NounEdit

loge

  1. accusative plural of log

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Etymology 2Edit

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

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loge c

  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 the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

loge

  1. subjunctive of le.

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

loge

  1. dative singular of log