boei

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch boeye "float, buoy", from Old French boie "fetter, chain, clog" from Latin boia "a (leather) collar, band, fetter" from Ancient Greek βόεος ‎(bóeos), βόειος ‎(bóeios) "of ox-hide" from βοῦς ‎(boûs) "ox" from Proto-Indo-European *gʷow- ‎(cow).

Noun[edit]

boei f ‎(plural boeien, diminutive boeitje n)

  1. buoy
  2. shackle

Verb[edit]

boei

  1. first-person singular present indicative of boeien
  2. imperative of boeien