Boii

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *bāus, said to be partly assimilated from words for cow and warrior. More at Boii.

Proper noun[edit]

Boiī m pl (genitive Boiōrum); second declension

  1. A Celtic tribe established between the Padus and the Apennines, in an area corresponding to today's Emilia-Romagna

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Plural
Nominative Boiī
Genitive Boiōrum
Dative Boiīs
Accusative Boiōs
Ablative Boiīs
Vocative Boiī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Boii in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • Boii in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Falileyev, Alexander, ed. (2007). "Boii." Dictionary of Continental Celtic Place-Names. Aberystwyth University.