boz

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bor.

Adjective[edit]

boz (comparative daha boz, superlative ən boz, intensive bomboz)

  1. grey

See also[edit]

Colors in Azerbaijani · rənglər (layout · text)
          boz      qara
             qırmızı; [Term?]              narıncı; qəhvəyi              sarı; [Term?]
             [Term?]              yaşıl              [Term?]; [Term?]
             [Term?]; [Term?]              mavi              göy
             bənövşəyi; indiqo              [Term?]; [Term?]              çəhrayı

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish voz.

Noun[edit]

boz inan

  1. voice

Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *bos, from Proto-Celtic *bostā (palm, fist), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷosto-, *gʷosdʰo- (branch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boz f (plural bozioù, dual divoz)

  1. (anatomy) hollow of the hand

Mutation[edit]


Ladino[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish (compare Spanish voz), from Latin vox, vocis, from Proto-Indo-European *wṓkʷs.

Noun[edit]

boz f (Latin spelling, plural bozes)

  1. voice

Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

boz

  1. ice

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish بوز(boz), from Proto-Turkic *bor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

boz (comparative daha boz, superlative en boz)

  1. brown, gray
  2. (of land) uncultivated

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

boz

  1. second-person singular imperative of bozmak

Antonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The distinction between gray and brown in Turkish is rather recent. The word boz covers both colors, but has a connotation of being the color of bare soil and is usually thought of as a somewhat indetermined, possibly uneven, in-between color.
    The word gri (loaned from French word gris) covers only gray, and the word kahverengi (lit. “coffee color”, a neologism) covers only brown.

See also[edit]

Colors in Turkish · renkler (layout · text)
     beyaz, ak      gri, boz      siyah, kara
             kırmızı, kızıl; al              turuncu; kahverengi, boz              sarı; bej
             limon çürüğü              yeşil             
             camgöbeği; turkuaz              gök, mavi              lacivert
             eflatun; mor              pembe; mor              yavruağzı