bók

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See also: bok, bök, and bøk

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bók f (genitive singular bókar, plural bøkur)

  1. book

Declension[edit]

Declension of bók
f12 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bók bókin bøkur bøkurnar
accusative bók bókina bøkur bøkurnar
dative bók bókini bókum bókunum
genitive bókar bókarinnar bóka bókanna

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bók (plural bókok)

  1. compliment

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative bók bókok
accusative bókot bókokat
dative bóknak bókoknak
instrumental bókkal bókokkal
causal-final bókért bókokért
translative bókká bókokká
terminative bókig bókokig
essive-formal bókként bókokként
essive-modal
inessive bókban bókokban
superessive bókon bókokon
adessive bóknál bókoknál
illative bókba bókokba
sublative bókra bókokra
allative bókhoz bókokhoz
elative bókból bókokból
delative bókról bókokról
ablative bóktól bókoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
bóké bókoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
bókéi bókokéi
Possessive forms of bók
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bókom bókjaim
2nd person sing. bókod bókjaid
3rd person sing. bókja bókjai
1st person plural bókunk bókjaink
2nd person plural bókotok bókjaitok
3rd person plural bókjuk bókjaik

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Further reading[edit]

  • bók in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • bók in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2022)

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bók f (genitive singular bókar, nominative plural bækur)

  1. a book

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bók.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Setesdal) IPA(key): [ˈbɔʊ̯ːkʰ]

Noun[edit]

bók m (definite singular bókjí, definite singular dative bókjinn, indefinite plural bǿka, definite plural bǿkan, definite plural dative bókó)

  1. (dialectal, Setesdal) alternative form of bok (book)
  2. (nonstandard) alternative spelling of bok (book)

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Noun[edit]

bók f (genitive bókar or bǿkr, plural bǿkr)

  1. beech (tree and wood)
  2. (poetic) textile fabric with figures woven in it
  3. book
    lesa á bók
    to read a book
    setja á bǿkr
    to set down in writing, to put on record
    heilǫg bók
    the divine book, the Bible
  4. the Gospel
  5. Latin
    kenna einhverjum á bók
    to teach one Latin
    nema á bók
    to learn Latin
    setja einhverjum til bókar
    to put one to school
  6. lawbook, code of law
    Synonym: lǫgbók
Declension[edit]
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Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: bók f
  • Faroese: bók f
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: bok, (dialects) bók f
  • Norwegian Bokmål: bok m or f
  • Elfdalian: buok f
  • Old Swedish: bōk f
    • Swedish: bok c or f
  • Old Danish: bok
  • Gutnish: bok

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bōkō.

Noun[edit]

bók f

  1. beech (tree and wood)
Descendants[edit]

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