bözama

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Venetian bòxema, bóxema, from Latin apozema (decoction).

Noun[edit]

bözama f

  1. (Sette Comuni) size (substance applied to textiles)
    De bözama ist ganützet bénne de baibar börchent.
    Size is used when the women weave.

References[edit]

  • “bözama” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo