boc

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See also: bòc and bọc

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pre-Roman, possibly from Old High German boc, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰugo-.

Noun[edit]

boc m ‎(plural bocs)

  1. buck (male goat)

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

boc m ‎(plural bocs)

  1. (Norman dialect) type of horse-drawn carriage

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish boc, poc, pocc (compare modern poc), from Old English bucca.

Noun[edit]

boc m ‎(genitive singular boic, nominative plural boic)

  1. buck, playboy
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare poc ‎(butt (as from a goat), hurling-stroke).

Noun[edit]

boc m ‎(genitive singular boic)

  1. (of ball) bounce
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
boc bhoc mboc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bōks, whence also Old Frisian bōk (West Frisian boek), Old Saxon bōk (Low German Book), Dutch boek, Old High German buoh (German Buch), Old Norse bók (Danish bog, Swedish bok), Gothic 𐌱𐍉𐌺𐌰 ‎(bōka). The Germanic root is often taken to be related to the word for beech, the wood of rune-tablets.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bōc f

  1. book

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bukkaz, whence also Old English buc, Old Norse bukkr; from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuǵ- ‎(ram).

Noun[edit]

boc m

  1. buck (male deer)

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

boc f

  1. Alternative spelling of bok

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish boc, poc, pocc ‎(he-goat).

Noun[edit]

boc m ‎(genitive singular buic, plural buic)

  1. buck, roebuck
  2. billygoat, male goat
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

boc ‎(past bhoc, future bocaidh, verbal noun bocadh, past participle bocte)

  1. bounce, leap/jump (up and down), skip
  2. prance
  3. flutter
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

boc m

  1. deceit, fraud
  2. blow, box, stroke

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