bukbok

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bukbuk/
  • Hyphenation: buk‧bok

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bukbuk (weevil that infests bamboo, wood and rice).

Noun[edit]

bukbok

  1. a woodboring beetle
  2. a flour beetle

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly onomatopeic.

Verb[edit]

bukbok

  1. to beat, to clobber
    Kung dili na nimo undangon karon dayon, bukbokan tika 'ron!
    If you don't stop that right now, I'll have to beat you!
  2. to maul
    Luoya ni Dodong oi! Nabukbokan man siya gahapon.
    Poor Dodong! He was mauled yesterday.

Anagrams[edit]

Ilocano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: buk‧bók
  • IPA(key): /bukˈbuk/, [bʊkˈbok]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bukbuk (weevil that infests bamboo, wood and rice).

Noun[edit]

bukbók

  1. grain beetle
  2. rice weevil
  3. wood grub
  4. woodborer
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *bukbuk (to pour out).

Noun[edit]

bukbók

  1. pouring out of something
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Masbatenyo[edit]

Noun[edit]

bukbók

  1. woodborer

Tagalog[edit]

bukbok

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bukbuk (weevil that infests bamboo, wood and rice). Cognate Cebuano bukbok, Ilocano bukbok, Masbatenyo bukbok.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: buk‧bok
  • IPA(key): /bukˈbok/, [bʊkˈbok]

Noun[edit]

bukbók (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜓᜃ᜔ᜊᜓᜃ᜔)

  1. rice weevil
  2. wood grub; wood dust
  3. woodborer; wood tick
  4. tooth decay

Derived terms[edit]