bou

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch bouwen.

Verb[edit]

bou (present bou, present participle bouende, past participle gebou)

  1. build

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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bōs, bovem. Compare Daco-Romanian bou.

Noun[edit]

bou m

  1. ox

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bōs, bovem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bou m (plural bous)

  1. ox

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bou m (plural bous)

  1. type of Chinese tea

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bou

  1. rōmaji reading of ぼう

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bos, bovem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bou m (oblique plural bous, nominative singular bous, nominative plural bou)

  1. ox

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bōs, bovem, possibly through a popular root *bovum. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws.

Noun[edit]

bou m (plural boi)

  1. ox

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Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse (farming, a farm, farm stock).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bou (plural bous)

  1. (agriculture) stock or herd of cattle; farmhouse, village
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse bógr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [buː]
  • (Southern Scots) IPA(key): [bʌu]
  • (North Northern Scots) IPA(key): [puː]

Noun[edit]

bou (plural bous)

  1. (nautical) bow

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English boga, from Proto-Germanic *bugô.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [buː]
  • (Southern Scots) IPA(key): [bʌu]
  • (North Northern Scots) IPA(key): [puː]

Verb[edit]

tae bou (third-person singular simple present bous, present participle bouin, simple past boued, past participle boued)

  1. to bow, bend
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Etymology 4[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bou (plural bous)

  1. louse
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Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bou (plural bous)

  1. Alternative form of bo.