bois

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See also: Bois and bóis

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bois

  1. plural of boi

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French bois, boys, boiz, from Old French bosc, bois, from Late Latin boscus or Vulgar Latin *buscus, from Frankish *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket). Compare Italian bosco, Spanish bosque, Dutch bos and English bush.

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Noun[edit]

bois m (plural bois)

  1. wood (material)
  2. wood, woodland
  3. antler
  4. woodwind

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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bois

  1. inflection of boire:
    1. first/second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular present imperative

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

bois

  1. plural of boi

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bois

  1. inflection of bos:
    1. dative singular
    2. dual all cases

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bois bhois mbois
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin boscus, Vulgar Latin *buscus, from Frankish *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket).

Noun[edit]

bois m (oblique plural bois, nominative singular bois, nominative plural bois)

  1. woodland; woods

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bois

  1. plural of boi

Sambali[edit]

Noun[edit]

boís

  1. tax

Sardinian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vōbīs..

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bois (possessive bostru)

  1. you (plural), ye
    Synonym: bos, bosateros

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

bois

  1. dative singular of bas

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