boj

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See also: bój, böj, and bøj

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Metaphoric use of boj 'to drive' (see dëboj), from Proto-Albanian *bāgnja, related to Lithuanian běgti ‎(to run), Latvian bêgt ‎(id), Old Prussian begeyte ‎(id) and Greek φέβομαι ‎(févomai, id). Usually attested in the passive form bohet[1].

Verb[edit]

boj ‎(first-person singular past tense bova, participle buar)

  1. I mate
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 30

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bojь.

Noun[edit]

boj m

  1. fight

Related terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • boj in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • boj in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Esperanto[edit]

Interjection[edit]

boj

  1. bark of a dog; woof!

Related terms[edit]

  • boji ‎(to bark)

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Verb[edit]

boj

  1. obsolete spelling of bój

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bojь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bȏj m (Cyrillic spelling бо̑ј)

  1. battle

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan boix, from Latin buxus, from Ancient Greek πύξος ‎(púxos). Compare the inherited regional doublet bujo.

Noun[edit]

boj m ‎(plural bojes)

  1. box (tree), boxwood

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

boj c

  1. buoy; a moored float
  2. baize (textile, a woolen stuff)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The textile (definition 2) has previously been neuter gender, but has been masculine (and common gender) since the 1st edition of SAOL (1874)

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