bov

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bógr (shoulder), from Proto-Germanic *bōguz (arm; shoulder). Cognate with English bough (branch), German Bug (animal shoulder; ship bow), and Dutch boeg (ship bow). In the maritime sense, the Danish word is influenced by Dutch (like English bow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bov c (singular definite boven, plural indefinite bove)

  1. shoulder (of an animal)
  2. bow (front of a boat or ship)

Inflection[edit]


Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Armenian բով (bov).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

bov m (nominative plural bova)

  1. oven, stove

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “բով”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 474a
  2. ^ Boretzky, Norbert; Igla, Birgit (1994), “bov”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 35

Further reading[edit]

  • Paspati, Alexandre G. (1870), “bov”, in Études sur les Tchinghianés; ou, Bohémiens de l'Empire ottoman (in French), Constantinople: Impr. A. Koroméla, page 187
  • Marcel Courthiade (2009), “o bov, -es- m. -a, -en-”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (in Hungarian; English), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN, page 91

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bōs, bovem, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōws.

Noun[edit]

bov m (plural bovs)

  1. ox

Salar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

bov

  1. mother's brother, maternal uncle

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish bōve, from Middle Low German bōve, from Proto-Germanic *bō-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bov c

  1. (colloquial) criminal, chiefly a thief or a robber

Declension[edit]

Declension of bov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bov boven bovar bovarna
Genitive bovs bovens bovars bovarnas

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bov (nominative plural bovs)

  1. bowl

Declension[edit]