bost

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See also: Bost and bòst

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from bust or burst.

Verb[edit]

bost (third-person singular simple present bosts, present participle bosting, simple past and past participle bosted)

  1. (UK dialect, Black Country) to break

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Basque numbers (edit)
50
 ←  4 5 6  → 
    Cardinal: bost
    Ordinal: bosgarren
    Multiplier: boskoitz
    Fractional: bosten

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Basque *borź (five). Often compared with Iberian borste (five) and Aquitanian *bors (five).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bos̺t/, [bo̞s̺t̪]
    • (casual speech) IPA(key): /bos̺/
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

bost

  1. five

Declension[edit]

Declension of bost (numeral, ending in consonant)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive bost bosta bostak
ergative bostek bostak bostek
dative bosti bostari bostei
genitive bosten bostaren bosten
comitative bostekin bostarekin bostekin
causative bostengatik bostarengatik bostengatik
benefactive bostentzat bostarentzat bostentzat
instrumental bostez bostaz bostez
inessive anim. bostengan bostarengan bostengan
inanim. bostetan bostean bostetan
locative anim.
inanim. bostetako bosteko bostetako
allative anim. bostengana bostarengana bostengana
inanim. bostetara bostera bostetara
terminative anim. bostenganaino bostarenganaino bostenganaino
inanim. bostetaraino bosteraino bostetaraino
directive anim. bostenganantz bostarenganantz bostenganantz
inanim. bostetarantz bosterantz bostetarantz
destinative anim. bostenganako bostarenganako bostenganako
inanim. bostetarako bosterako bostetarako
ablative anim. bostengandik bostarengandik bostengandik
inanim. bostetatik bostetik bostetatik
partitive bostik
prolative bost-tzat

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orduña A., Eduardo (2011), “Los numerales ibéricos y el protovasco [Iberian numerals and Proto-Basque]”, in Veleia[1] (in Spanish), volume 28, pages 125–139
  2. ^ Mitxelena, Koldo L. (1961) Fonética histórica vasca [Basque Historical Phonetics] (Obras completas de Luis Michelena; 1) (in Spanish), Diputación Foral de Guipuzkoa, published 1990, →ISBN, page 363

Further reading[edit]

  • bost” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • bost in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • bost” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman bost, probably of North Germanic origin, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bausuz (inflated, swollen, puffed up, proud, arrogant, bad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bost (plural bosts)

  1. brag, boast

Descendants[edit]

  • English: boast
  • Yola: boust

References[edit]