boa

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English[edit]

Boa constrictor

Etymology[edit]

Unknown; from Latin boa (large snake), a species of serpent mentioned in Pliny's Naturalis Historia (Natural History).

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Noun[edit]

boa (plural boas or boae)

  1. Any of a group of large American snakes, of the genus Boa, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico, and the chevalier boa of Peru.
  2. (plural "boas") A type of scarf typically made from feathers.

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Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

boa (accusative singular boan, plural boaj, accusative plural boajn)

  1. Related by marriage (rarely used; bo- is usually a prefix).

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

boa

  1. boa (snake)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of boa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative boa boat
genitive boan bojen
partitive boaa boja
illative boaan boihin
singular plural
nominative boa boat
accusative nom.? boa boat
gen. boan
genitive boan bojen
boainrare
partitive boaa boja
inessive boassa boissa
elative boasta boista
illative boaan boihin
adessive boalla boilla
ablative boalta boilta
allative boalleˣ boilleˣ
essive boana boina
translative boaksi boiksi
instructive boin
abessive boatta boitta
comitative boineen

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

boa m (plural boas)

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

boa m (invariable)

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

boa f (plural boe)

  1. buoy

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

boa

  1. A large snake native to Roman Italy.

Verb[edit]

boā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of boō

Polish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin boa

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Noun[edit]

boa m anim (indeclinable)

  1. boa (snake)

Etymology 2[edit]

From French boa, from Latin boa

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Noun[edit]

boa n (indeclinable)

  1. boa (feather boa)

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  • boa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese bõa, from Latin bona, feminine of bonus (good).

Adjective[edit]

boa

  1. feminine form of bom
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Noun[edit]

boa f (plural boas)

  1. an interesting story, joke or news

Interjection[edit]

boa!

  1. good one!

Etymology 2[edit]

From New Latin Boa, from Latin boa (large Italian snake species).

Noun[edit]

boa f (plural boas)

  1. boa (any snake of the Boa genus)
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Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

boa m (plural boas)

  1. boa (snake)

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

boa c

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pourboire

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boa

  1. to leave a tip to; to tip (to give gratuity)

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