Blog etymology


English word blog comes from English log, English web, English -log, English -logue, and later English weblog (A website in the form of an ongoing journal; a blog.)

Etymology of blog

Detailed word origin of blog

Dictionary entry Language Definition
log English (en) (transitive) To make, to add an entry (or more) in a log or logbook.. (transitive) To travel (a distance) as shown in a logbook A chronological record of actions, performances, computer/network usage, etc.. A logbook, or journal of a vessel (or aircraft)'s progress.
web English (en) (baseball) The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the webbing. A baseball glove, with a web between the thumb and forefinger. (dated) A band of webbing used to regulate the extension of the hood of a carriage.. (lithography) A long sheet of paper which is fed from a roll into a printing press, as opposed to individual sheets of paper.. (manufacturing) A continuous [...]
-log English (en) (rare) -logist.. Used to denote compilation.. Used to denote discourse of a specified kind.
-logue English (en) (rare) -logist.. Used to denote compilement.. Used to denote discourse of a specified kind.
weblog English (en) A website in the form of an ongoing journal; a blog.
blog English (en) (blogging) To contribute to a blog. (Internet) A website that allows users to reflect, share opinions, and discuss various topics in the form of an online journal, sometimes letting readers comment on their posts. Most blogs are written in a slightly informal tone (personal journals, news, businesses, etc.) Entries (also known as postings) typically appear in reverse chronological order.. [...]

Words with the same origin as blog

Descendants of -logue

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