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Asked in Entertainment & Arts, Poetry, Emily Dickinson
What is the symbolism of the word 'bog' in 'I'm Nobody Who Are You' by Emily Dickinson?
The reference to frogs and their bog is an analogy for a person being admired by the public. ...
Asked in English to Italian
What is the English word 'bog' in Italian?
Torbiera is an Italian equivalent of the English word "bog." Specifically, the Italian word is a feminine noun. Its singular definite article is la ("the"). Its singular indefinite article is una ("a, one"). The pronunciation is "tohr-BYEH-rah." ...
What is the Gaelic word for bog?
As a noun in Irish Gaelic: portach (bog/turf-bank) móinteán (bog/moor) corrach (bog/marsh) criathrach (pitted bog) Since you did not specify which Gaelic, the Scottish Gaelic terms are: boglach/bog/bogach fèithe sùil-chruthaich/sùil-chritheach/sùil-chrith blàr-mòine mòine easg carr ...
Asked in Word and Phrase Origins
Which country does the word bog come from?
It's difficult to trace the exact country, but we do know it's from the Gaelic word "bogach", which means "swamp". It was then adapted by the English in the phrase "bog-standard". Meaning something looks or smells like a swamp. ...