buleu

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Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Likely akin to Italian paleo (a kind of spinning top). The voiced b- and pre-tonic -u- could be due to influence of Spanish bolear (to make into balls).

Noun[edit]

buleu ? needs inflection

  1. Synonym of strùmmula (spinning top)

References[edit]

  • Del Bono, Michele (1751) Dizionario siciliano italiano latino (in Italian), volume 1, Gramignani, Giuseppe, page 126