боукꙑ

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *buky.

Noun[edit]

боукꙑ (bukyf

  1. letter
    • from the Luke 16:7:
      приими боукъви твоѩ и напиши осмь десѧть
      priimi bukŭvi tvoję i napiši osmĭ desętĭ
      Take your bill, and write eighty. (lit. "Take your letters, and write eighty", translating Greek γράμματα)
    • from the Life of Constantine:
      радъ идоу тамо, аще имоуть боукви въ ꙗзꙑкъ свои.
      radŭ idu tamo, ašte imutĭ bukvi vŭ jazykŭ svoi.
      I will gladly go there if they have letters for their tongue.
  2. writing, book

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Further reading[edit]

  • Cejtlin, R.M.; Večerka, R.; Blagova, E., editors (1994), “боукꙑ”, in Staroslavjanskij slovarʹ (po rukopisjam X—XI vekov) [Old Church Slavonic Dictionary (Based on 10–11th Century Manuscripts)], Moscow: Russkij jazyk