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

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bojь.

Noun[edit]

boj m

  1. fight

Declension[edit]

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. Superseded spelling of bój.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]

Inflection of boj 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative boj bojen bojar bojarna
Genitive bojs bojens bojars bojarnas
Inflection of boj 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative boj bojen bojer bojerna
Genitive bojs bojens bojers bojernas

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)

References[edit]