буза

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *buza. Likely a substratum word, related to Albanian buzë and Romanian buză (lip).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бу́за (búzaf

  1. (anatomy) cheek (part of face)

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References[edit]

  • буза in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • буза in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Notes:

  1. ^ Georgiev V. I., editor (1971), “бу̀за”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 87

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *buza.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

буза (buzaf (plural бузи)

  1. (dialectal) lip

Russian[edit]

Russian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

буза́ (buzáf inan (genitive бузы́, nominative plural бузы́, genitive plural буз)

  1. noisy row, uproar, fuss
    Synonyms: шум (šum), сканда́л (skandál)
  2. boza (a fermented, malted beverage made from millet, buckwheat, oats, or barley, popular in the Crimea and Caucasus. It has a thick consistency and a low alcohol content, usually around 4–6%, and has a slightly acidic sweet flavor)

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