bofe

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See also: BofE

English[edit]

Determiner[edit]

bofe

  1. Pronunciation spelling of both.

Anagrams[edit]

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic. Compare Spanish bofe.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bofe m (plural bofes)

  1. lung (of an animal)
    Synonyms: boche, livián, pulmón
  2. (informal) lung (of a person)
    Synonym: pulmón

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • bofe” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • bofe” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • bofe” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • bofe” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • bofe” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “bofe”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: bo‧fe

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish bofe (lung).

Noun[edit]

bofe m (plural bofes)

  1. (informal, usually in the plural) lung, bellows
    Synonym: pulmão
  2. (usually in the plural) offal (animal’s organs as food)
    Synonym: fressura
  3. (Brazil, derogatory) ugly person
  4. (Brazil, derogatory) old prostitute
  5. (Brazil, gay slang) man
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

bofe

  1. inflection of bofar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:bofe.

Further reading[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbofe/ [ˈbo.fe]
  • Rhymes: -ofe
  • Syllabification: bo‧fe

Noun[edit]

bofe m (plural bofes)

  1. lung (of animals)
  2. lung (food)

Further reading[edit]