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See also: øgle, öğle, and oglē

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch *ooghelen, oeghelen (to ogle), frequentative form of oogen (to eye); or from Middle Low German ogelen (to look at, ogle), frequentative of ogen, ougen (to eye, see), equivalent to og- +‎ -le. Compare German äugeln (to ogle). More at eye, -le.

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ogle (third-person singular simple present ogles, present participle ogling, simple past and past participle ogled)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To stare at (someone or something), especially impertinently, amorously, or covetously.
    • Dryden
      And ogling all their audience, ere they speak.

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NounEdit

ogle (plural ogles)

  1. An impertinent, flirtatious, amorous or covetous stare.

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LatvianEdit

 ogle on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Ogle (1)
 
Akmeņogle (2)

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *anglis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ongʷl- (coal). Cognates include Lithuanian anglìs, Old Prussian anglis, Old Church Slavonic ѫгль (ǫglĭ), Russian у́голь (úgolʹ), Belarusian вуголь (vúgol’), Ukrainian вугіль (vúgil’), Bulgarian въгле (vǎ́gle), Czech uhel, Polish węgiel.[1]

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ogle f (5th declension)

  1. charcoal (partially burnt organic materials, usually wood)
    aktīvā ogle, aktivētā ogleactivated carbon
    melns kā ogleblack as charcoal
    ogles zīmējumicharcoal drawings
    kvēlojošas oglesburning coals
  2. (syn. akmeņogle) coal (mineral deposits, used as industrial fuel)
    ogļu atradnescoal deposits
    ogļu ieguvecoal mining
    ogļu rūpniecībacoal industry

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “ogle”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7