boh

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

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Imitative. See boo.

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, Southern Thai ผอ, Lao ພໍ່ (phǭ), ᦗᦸᧈ (poa1), Shan ပေႃႈ (pōa), Aiton ပေႃ, Ahom 𑜆𑜦𑜡 (poo) or 𑜆𑜦𑜨𑜡 (peoaa), Zhuang boh, Saek ผ้อ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boh

  1. father

Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

boh

  1. indicates disdain, contempt, contradiction or incredulity
    —Éche un gran presidente, non crees? —Boh! Que vai ser!
    —He is a great president, don't you think? —Bah! No way!

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Italian[edit]

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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.

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. god

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References[edit]

  • boh in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. father
    Synonyms: dez (dialectal), baz (dialectal), baq (dialectal), dax (dialectal)