Bohemia

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See also: bohemia, Bohémia, and Bohèmia

English[edit]

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Latinized translation of French Bohème, from Late Latin Boiohaemum, compound of Boio- “the Boii”, the Celtic tribe previously inhabiting the area and Germanic *haimaz (home) (more at home). The endonym is from Proto-Celtic *boyos and could ultimately be from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cattle) (compare Proto-Celtic *bāus (cattle), genitive *bowos), a reference to cattle owners, or from *bʰeyh₂- (to hit), i.e. “warrior, strong hitter” (compare Proto-Celtic *binati (to strike, hit)).

Bohemia was abandoned by the Boii c. 60 BCE and settled by the Germanic Marcomanni shortly thereafter.[1] Related to Bavaria.

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Bohemia

Bohemia (westernmost area) within Czechoslovakia between 1918 and 1938
  1. A region in the west of the former Czechoslovakia and present-day Czech Republic.

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Bohemia (plural Bohemias)

  1. A community of bohemians, unconventional artists or writers.

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  1. ^ Dietz, Karlheinz (Würzburg). “Boiohaemum.” Brill’s New Pauly, 2012. Reference. 14 March 2012 [1]

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin Boiohaemum, compound of Germanic *haimaz (home) and Boio- ‘the Boii’, the Celtic tribe previously inhabiting the area. The endonym is from Proto-Celtic *boio and could ultimately be from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws, a reference to cattle owners, or from *bhei- (warrior, strong hitter).

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Bohēmia f sg (genitive Bohēmiae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Bohemia (a region of the Czech Republic)
  2. (New Latin) Czechia (the Czech state)

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First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Bohēmia
Genitive Bohēmiae
Dative Bohēmiae
Accusative Bohēmiam
Ablative Bohēmiā
Vocative Bohēmia

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  • English: Bohemia
  • French: Bohême
  • Italian: Boemia
  • Spanish: Bohemia

Polish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /bɔˈxɛ.mʲa/
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Bohemia f

  1. (literary) Bohemia, Czechia

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  • Bohemia in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Bohemia f

  1. Bohemia (a region of the Czech Republic)

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