bok

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See also: Bok, bök, bók, and bøk

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Afrikaans bok

Adjective[edit]

bok

  1. (South Africa, slang) keen or willing.
    "Do you want to go to the movies?" "Ja, I'm bok."

Etymology 2[edit]

Imitative.

Interjection[edit]

bok

  1. The clucking sound of a chicken.
    • 2000, William S Pollack, Todd Shuster, Real boys' voices
      And he says, "Chicken! Bok bok bok bok!" One time I got up and put the controller down and we started fighting.
    • 2004, Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle, An introduction to literature, criticism and theory
      So the librarian gives the chicken a book. The chicken goes away, but comes back the next day, goes up to the librarian's desk and says: 'Bok, bok!'

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch bok (goat).

Noun[edit]

bok (plural bokke, diminutive bokkie)

  1. goat
  2. antelope, buck
  3. (slang) also bokkie My lover.
  4. vaulting-horse
  5. blunder

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bok (attributive bokke, comparative bokker, superlative bokste)

  1. keen, willing

Choctaw[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok

  1. creek, stream
  2. river

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ.

Noun[edit]

bok m

  1. side
  2. flank
  3. (anatomy) hip

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch boc, from Old Dutch buk, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz.

Noun[edit]

bok m (plural bokken, diminutive bokje n)

  1. male goat, buck, billy
    Synonyms: geitenbok
  2. (gymnastics) vaulting horse
  3. a crane on legs
  4. box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage)
  5. (printing) job case, type case
  6. sawbuck, buck
    Synonyms: zaagbok
  7. (pejorative) churl, grouch
  8. (pejorative) oaf, bumpkin
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

bok

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bokken
  2. imperative of bokken

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ. Cognate with Upper Sorbian bok, Polish bok, Czech bok, Russian бок (bok), and Serbo-Croatian bȍk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok m

  1. side (bounding straight edge of an object; flat surface of an object; left or right half; surface of a sheet of paper)
  2. page (one side of a leaf of a book)
  3. (chiefly in the dual) breast (organs on the front of a woman’s chest, which contain the mammary glands)

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative locative singular: boce

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • bok in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • bok in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Marshallese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED phonemes: {bẹkʷ}
  • IPA phonemes: /pˠɘkʷ/
  • IPA articulation: [pˠɤ͡okʷ]


Noun[edit]

bok

  1. blister
  2. chicken pox

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED phonemes: {bẹkʷ}
  • IPA phonemes: /pˠɘkʷ/
  • IPA articulation: [pˠɤ͡okʷ]


Noun[edit]

bok

  1. bladder

Etymology 3[edit]

From English book.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED phonemes: {bẹkʷ}
  • IPA phonemes: /pˠɘkʷ/
  • IPA articulation: [pˠɤ͡okʷ]


Noun[edit]

bok

  1. book

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED phonemes: {bekʷ}
  • IPA phonemes: /pˠɜkʷ/
  • IPA articulation: [pˠʌ͡ɔkʷ]


Noun[edit]

bok

  1. sand
  2. sandspit
  3. sandbar

References[edit]


Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bôk n

  1. book
  2. beechnut

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bok f, m (definite singular boka or boken, indefinite plural bøker, definite plural bøkene)

  1. a book

Derived terms[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

bok f, m (definite singular boka or boken, indefinite plural boker, definite plural bokene)

  1. a beech (tree). Alternative form of bøk.

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks. Akin to English book.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok f (definite singular boka, indefinite plural bøker, definite plural bøkene)

  1. a book

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bōks, whence also Old English bōc, Old Frisian bōk, Old High German buoh, Old Norse bók.

Noun[edit]

bōk f

  1. book

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]


Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Noun[edit]

bōk f

  1. book

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok m inan

  1. side
    Synonyms: strona

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • bok in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ.

Noun[edit]

bȍk m (Cyrillic spelling бо̏к)

  1. side
    bok uz bokside by side
  2. flank
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ. Other fringe theories exist but are largely unsupported.

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

bok (Cyrillic spelling бок)

  1. (Croatia) hi
  2. (Croatia) bye
Synonyms[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish bōk, from Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok c

  1. book:
    1. collection of sheets of paper
    2. a work of literature
    3. a major division of a published work
  2. beech

Declension[edit]

Declension of bok 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bok boken bokar bokarna
Genitive boks bokens bokars bokarnas

Derived terms[edit]

book
beech

References[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic bok, from Proto-Turkic *bok (dirt, dung).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok (definite accusative boku, plural boklar)

  1. shit (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative bok
Definite accusative boku
Singular Plural
Nominative bok boklar
Definite accusative boku bokları
Dative boka boklara
Locative bokta boklarda
Ablative boktan boklardan
Genitive bokun bokların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular bokum boklarım
2nd singular bokun bokların
3rd singular boku bokları
1st plural bokumuz boklarımız
2nd plural bokunuz boklarınız
3rd plural bokları bokları

Derived terms[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok (plural boks)

  1. box

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]