bult

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans bult, that from Dutch bult.

Noun[edit]

bult (plural bults)

  1. (South Africa) A ridge or small hill.

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • bilt, belt, bolt (obsolete or dialectal, surviving in placenames and compounds)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bulte.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʏlt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bult
  • Rhymes: -ʏlt

Noun[edit]

bult m (plural bulten, diminutive bultje n)

  1. bump (on an otherwise flat or even surface)
  2. hump

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: bult

Anagrams[edit]


Karakalpak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bulït, compare Turkish bulut, Yakut пылыт (pılıt).

Noun[edit]

bult

  1. cloud

Swedish[edit]

a fastening bolt with nut
bult

Noun[edit]

bult c

  1. bolt (metal fastener)

Declension[edit]

Declension of bult 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bult bulten bultar bultarna
Genitive bults bultens bultars bultarnas

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bult c (plural bulten, diminutive bultsje)

  1. pile, heap
  2. (by extension) large amount
  3. bump (on the skin)
  4. bump, hump (raised area)

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • bult”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011