boh

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See also: boḥ, bóh, bøh, 'boh, and BOH

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Interjection[edit]

boh

  1. An exclamation used to startle or frighten.
    • 1829, Walter Scott, Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft, VI:
      We start and are afraid when we hear one cry Boh!

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Acehnese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic *bɔh, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *buah, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *buah, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *buah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buaq, from Proto-Austronesian *buaq.

Noun[edit]

boh

  1. fruit (part of plant)
  2. fruit (food)

Classifier[edit]

boh

  1. Classifier for anything generally concretely big and has volume.

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Bouyei[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *boːᴮ (father). Cognate with Thai พ่อ (pɔ̂ɔ), Northern Thai ᨻᩴ᩵ᩬ, Lao ພໍ່ (phǭ), ᦗᦸᧈ (poa1), Shan ပေႃႈ (pōa), Ahom 𑜆𑜦𑜡 (poo) or 𑜆𑜦𑜨𑜡 (peoaa), Zhuang boh or box.

Noun[edit]

boh

  1. father

Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

boh

  1. indicates disdain, contempt, contradiction or incredulity
    —Éche un gran presidente. —Boh! Que vai ser!
    —He is a great president, you know? —Bah! No way!

References[edit]

  • boh” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • boh” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

boh

  1. dunno, an interjection expressing doubt or indecision
    Puoi pagare il mio biglietto? Boh, devo vedere se ho i soldi. Can you pay for my ticket? I don't know, I'll need to check if I have the money.

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boh m (genitive singular boha, nominative plural bohovia, genitive plural bohov, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. god

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • boh in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Zhuang[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *boːᴮ (father). Cognate with Thai พ่อ (pɔ̂ɔ), Northern Thai ᨻᩴ᩵ᩬ, Lao ພໍ່ (phǭ), ᦗᦸᧈ (poa1), Shan ပေႃႈ (pōa), Ahom 𑜆𑜦𑜡 (poo) or 𑜆𑜦𑜨𑜡 (peoaa), Bouyei boh.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /po˧/
  • Tone numbers: bo6
  • Hyphenation: boh

Noun[edit]

boh (old orthography boƅ, Sawndip forms 𠇑, , , , , 𭶺)

  1. father