bul

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch bul, from Middle Dutch bulle, from Old Dutch *bullo, from Proto-Germanic *bulô. Cognate with English bull.

Noun[edit]

bul (plural bulle, diminutive bulletjie)

  1. bull
  2. (colloquial) a supporter of the Blue Bulls, a South African rugby team

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bulle, from Old Dutch *bullo, from Proto-Germanic *bulô. Cognate with English bull.

Noun[edit]

bul m (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n, feminine koe)

  1. bull
  2. surly person
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin bulla (bull, decree).

Noun[edit]

bul f (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n)

  1. great seal affixed to certain documents, notably charters from reigning princes and certain dignitaries
  2. such charter
  3. specifically, a papal bull

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bul f (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n)

  1. trinket, object of little value

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bul

  1. rafsi of bu'a.

Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

bul f (plural bul)

  1. buttocks

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Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bul (plural buls)

  1. (South Scots) a bull