bok

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See also: Bok, bök, bók, and bøk

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Afrikaans bok. Doublet of buck.

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 (buck, male goat), from Middle Dutch boc, from Old Dutch buc, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok (plural bokke, diminutive bokkie)

  1. goat
  2. antelope, buck
    Synonym: wildsbok
  3. (slang) lover (term of affection)
    Synonym: bokkie
  4. vaulting horse
  5. blunder

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Xhosa: ibhokhwe

Adjective[edit]

bok (attributive bokke, comparative bokker, superlative bokste)

  1. keen, willing

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Philippine English bok, from bunk, shortened from bunkmate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bok

Noun[edit]

bok

  1. one's batchmate or classmate in the Philippine Military Academy

Choctaw[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested as bayuk in the 17th century.

Noun[edit]

bōk (alienable)

  1. creek, stream
  2. river

Declension[edit]

possessive (alienable) singular paucal plural
first-person ("my, our") abōk pibōk hapibōk
second-person ("thy, your") chibōk hachibōk
third-person ("his, her,
its, their")
ibōk
absolute nominative accusative oblique
neutral bōk bōkat bōka bōkak
contrastive bōkakō bōkakōsh bōkako bōkakakō
bōkato bōkano
focus bōkō bōkakō
bōkōsh bōko
-ma
"that, there"
-pa
"this, here"
-kia
"also, too"
-ba
"only"
-ōk
"but"
-akhī
pejorative
bōkma bōkpa bōk(ak)kia bōkba bōkōk bōkakhī

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

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 buc, from Proto-West Germanic *bukk, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz.

Noun[edit]

bok m (plural bokken, diminutive bokje n)

  1. male goat, billy
    Synonym: geitenbok
  2. buck, horse or pony; strong contraption on legs, resembling a mount
    1. (gymnastics) vaulting horse
    2. sawbuck
      Synonym: zaagbok
    3. a crane on legs
  3. box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage)
  4. (printing) job case, type case
  5. (derogatory) churl, grouch
  6. (derogatory) oaf, bumpkin
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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)
    Synonym: prědk

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative locative singular: boce

Further reading[edit]

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “bok”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “bok”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Maranao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From buhok, compare Tagalog buhok.

Noun[edit]

bok

  1. head hair

Marshallese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok

  1. blister
  2. chicken pox

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok

  1. bladder

Etymology 3[edit]

From English book.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok (construct form bokin)

  1. book

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok

  1. sand
  2. sandspit
  3. sandbar

References[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok

  1. Alternative form of booke

Middle Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bôk n

  1. book
  2. beechnut

Descendants[edit]

  • Low German:
    Dutch Low Saxon: book
    German Low German: Book
  • Plautdietsch: Buak

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bók (beech, book), from Proto-Germanic *bōks (letter), either from *bōkō (beech), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (beech), or from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g- (to divide, distribute, allot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a beech (tree).

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bōk f or n

  1. book

Declension[edit]


Declension 2[edit]


Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: bôk, buk
    • Low German:
      Dutch Low Saxon: book
      German Low German: Book
    • Plautdietsch: Buak

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]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok m inan

  1. side, flank (neither the front nor the back)
    Synonym: strona

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • bok in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • 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
    Synonyms: zdravo, pozdrav, ćao
  2. (Croatia) bye
    Synonyms: zbogom, zdravo, pozdrav, ćao



Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish bōk, from Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks, of uncertain origin but usually connected to Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵ- (beech) or Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g- (to allot)

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
Declension[edit]
Declension of bok 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bok boken böcker böckerna
Genitive boks bokens böckers böckernas
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bok c

  1. 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]

References[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bok (dirt, dung). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (bok), Kazakh боқ (boq), Azerbaijani pox, Kyrgyz бок (boq), etc.

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
Nominative
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
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular bokumu boklarımı
2nd singular bokunu boklarını
3rd singular bokunu boklarını
1st plural bokumuzu boklarımızı
2nd plural bokunuzu boklarınızı
3rd plural boklarını boklarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular bokuma boklarıma
2nd singular bokuna boklarına
3rd singular bokuna boklarına
1st plural bokumuza boklarımıza
2nd plural bokunuza boklarınıza
3rd plural boklarına boklarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular bokumda boklarımda
2nd singular bokunda boklarında
3rd singular bokunda boklarında
1st plural bokumuzda boklarımızda
2nd plural bokunuzda boklarınızda
3rd plural boklarında boklarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular bokumdan boklarımdan
2nd singular bokundan boklarından
3rd singular bokundan boklarından
1st plural bokumuzdan boklarımızdan
2nd plural bokunuzdan boklarınızdan
3rd plural boklarından boklarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular bokumun boklarımın
2nd singular bokunun boklarının
3rd singular bokunun boklarının
1st plural bokumuzun boklarımızın
2nd plural bokunuzun boklarınızın
3rd plural boklarının boklarının

Derived terms[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bok (nominative plural boks)

  1. box

Declension[edit]

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