bo-

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German bi-, be-, from Old High German bi-, from Proto-Germanic *bi-. Cognate with German be-.

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. (Sette Comuni) Inseparable verbal prefix that signifies working on something or change of state.
    graaban (to dig)bograaban (to bury)
    hüutan (to watch)bohüutan (to protect)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “bo-” 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

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French beau- to indicate a male relation by marriage (as in beau-père, beau-frère, or beau-fils) used in Esperanto regardless of gender.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bo]
  • Audio:
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  • Hyphenation: bo

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. in-law

Derived terms[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto bo-French beau-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. in-law

Derived terms[edit]


Lingala[edit]

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. verbal prefix for second person plural

See also[edit]

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. class 14 prefix for abstract nouns
  2. prefix for adjectives agreeing with class 14 nouns
  3. verbal prefix for class 14 noun subjects

Northern Sotho[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *bʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. Class 14 noun prefix.

Phuthi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. Class 2a noun prefix.

Sotho[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *bʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. Class 14 noun prefix.

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. Class 2a noun prefix.

Tswana[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *bʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. Class 14 noun prefix.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

bo-

  1. Class 2a simple noun prefix.