бук

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of onomatopoeic nature, cognate with Bulgarian буча (buča, to stomp, to thunder, to whiz), фуча (fuča, to blow, to whize), букам (bukam, to rattle).

Interjection[edit]

бук (buk)

  1. bang (loud blunt sound)
    Synonyms: бам (bam), дрън (drǎn)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bukъ (beech), a Germanic borrowing.

Noun[edit]

бук (bukm (related adjective бу́ков)

  1. beech, beech tree (tree of genus Fagus)
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Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “from English "book"?”)

Noun[edit]

бук (bukm

  1. portfolio (model's photo album)
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References[edit]

  • бук in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971), “бук”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 87

Russian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

бук

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *buky, borrowed from Proto-West Germanic *bōkijā (beech).

Noun[edit]

бук (bukm inan (genitive бу́ка, nominative plural бу́ки, genitive plural бу́ков)

  1. beech
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

бук (bukf anim pl

  1. genitive/accusative plural of бу́ка (búka)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From бу̏ка.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бу̑к m (Latin spelling bȗk)

  1. cascade, rapids, cataract
  2. waterfall
  3. the sound of a strong water stream

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • бук” in Hrvatski jezični portal