bocht

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bocht, from Old Dutch *buht, from Proto-Germanic *buhtiz. Related to buigen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bocht f, m (plural bochten, diminutive bochtje n)

  1. bend, curve, inflection
  2. bight, broad curvature of a coastline, bay
  3. junk, booze, moonshine
  4. disgusting drink, trash, rubbish

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bocht (poor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bocht (comparative boichte, genitive singular masculine boicht, genitive singular feminine boichte, plural bochta)

  1. poor

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bocht bhocht mbocht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bocht

  1. past participle of bongaid

Adjective[edit]

bocht

  1. poor
  2. (Christianity) of one who has taken a vow of poverty

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

bocht m, f

  1. poor person, pauper
  2. the poor (in a collective sense)

Descendants[edit]