boue

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Gaulish *baua.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boue f (plural boues)

  1. mud; dirt

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ von Wartburg, Walther (1962), "boue" in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch, volume 10, p. 302
  2. ^ Rickard, Peter (1989), A History of the French language, London: Routledge, p. 4
  3. ^ Zair, Nicholas (2012), "Schrijvers rules for British and Proto-Celtic *-oṷ and *-uṷ before a vowel" in Laws and Rules in Indo-European, p. 159

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “same as above?”)

Noun[edit]

boue f (uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) rock