bove

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See also: Bove and bovë

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English bufan, from Proto-Germanic *bi (by) + *ufanē (from above). Cognate with Dutch boven. In later use generally intended or considered as an abbreviation of above.

Preposition[edit]

bove

  1. Above.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.iii:
      Her Sea-god syre she dearely did perswade, / T'endow her sonne with threasure and rich store, / Boue all the sonnes, that were of earthly wombes ybore.

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Noun[edit]

bove c

  1. plural indefinite of bov

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

bove (plural boves)

  1. bull

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bovem, accusative of bos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws. Doublet of bue.

Noun[edit]

bove m (plural bovi)

  1. ox

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

bove

  1. ablative singular of bōs