bul

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See also: Bul, BUL, and buł

Abu' Arapesh[edit]

Noun[edit]

bul

  1. pig

References[edit]

  • Otto I. M. S. Nekitel, The functions of -i in Abu' Arapesh, in The Boy from Bundaberg: Studies in Melanesian Linguistics in Honour of Tom Dutton (2001), pages 241-246

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch bul, from Middle Dutch bulle, from Old Dutch *bullo, from Proto-Germanic *bulô. Cognate with English bull.

Noun[edit]

bul (plural bulle, diminutive bulletjie)

  1. bull
  2. (colloquial) a supporter of the Blue Bulls, a South African rugby team

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʏl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bul
  • Rhymes: -ʏl

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bulle, from Old Dutch *bullo, from Proto-Germanic *bulô. Cognate with English bull.

Noun[edit]

bul m (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n, feminine koe)

  1. bull (male bovine, or one of certain other male mammals)
  2. surly person
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch bulle, from Latin bulla (bull, decree).

Noun[edit]

bul f (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n)

  1. great seal affixed to certain documents, notably charters from reigning princes and certain dignitaries
  2. such charter
  3. specifically, a papal bull
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Etymology 3[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bul f (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n)

  1. trinket, object of little value

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Karakalpak[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bul

  1. this (demonstrative pronoun used to indicate a thing in the immediate vicinity of the speaker)
    Ha'zirgi waqıtta bul bette hesh qanday mag'lıwmat joq.
    Currently, this page has no information.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

bul m (definite singular bulen, indefinite plural bular, definite plural bulane)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by bol

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bul f

  1. genitive plural of bula

Verb[edit]

bul

  1. second-person singular imperative of bulić

Further reading[edit]

  • bul in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

bul f (plural bulya)

  1. buttocks

Descendants[edit]

  • Hungarian: bula

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bul (plural buls)

  1. (South Scots) a bull