bøye

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See also: Boye and boye

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French boye and Middle Low German boye

Noun[edit]

bøye m ‎(definite singular bøyen, indefinite plural bøyer, definite plural bøyene)

  1. a buoy
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch or Middle Dutch bui.

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Noun[edit]

bøye f, m ‎(definite singular bøya or bøyen, indefinite plural bøyer, definite plural bøyene)

  1. a gust of wind (squall)
  2. a shower (of rain, hail or snow)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse beygja

Verb[edit]

bøye ‎(imperative bøy, present tense bøyer, simple past bøyet or bøyde, past participle bøyet or bøyd, present participle bøyende)

  1. to bend (cause something to change its shape, change one's shape)
  2. to bow
  3. to diffract
  4. to conjugate / inflect
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French boye and Middle Low German boye

Noun[edit]

bøye f ‎(definite singular bøya, indefinite plural bøyer, definite plural bøyene)
bøye m ‎(definite singular bøyen, indefinite plural bøyar, definite plural bøyane)

  1. (nautical) a buoy

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