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. (Britain 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]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /bos̺t/
    • (casual speech) IPA(key): /bos̺/
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

bost

  1. five

Declension[edit]

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