bófi

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bófi ‎(boy), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bō- ‎(close [male] relation). Cognate with Dutch boef ("mischievous boy, rascal; also thief"), Middle Low German bōve, German Bube ("boy, rascal, knave, rogue"), dialectal Swedish babbe ("little boy") and English bub.

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Noun[edit]

bófi m ‎(genitive singular bófa, nominative plural bófar)

  1. crook, bandit

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