𐰉𐰆𐰞

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Old Turkic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bōl- (to become). Cognate with Bashkir булыу (bulïw), Chuvash пулма (pulma), Karakhanid [script needed] (bolmāq), Kazakh болу (bolw), Khakas поларға (polarğa), Kyrgyz болуу (boluu), Southern Altai болор (bolor), Turkmen bōlmak, Tuvan болур (bolur), Uyghur بولماق(bolmaq), Uzbek boʻlmoq, Yakut буол (buol). Possibly cognate with Azerbaijani olmaq, Crimean Tatar olmaq, Turkish olmak.

Verb[edit]

𐰉𐰆𐰞 (bol-)

  1. to become
  2. to happen
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bul- (to find). Cognate with Azerbaijani bulmaq, Turkish bulmak, Yakut бул (bul).

Verb[edit]

𐰉𐰆𐰞 (bul-)

  1. to find, to attain

References[edit]

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “bol-”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 331
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*bōl-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “bul-”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 332
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*bul-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill