buluk

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

buluk f (singulative bulugen)

  1. earthworms

Yucatec Maya[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greater Lowland *buluky-, from Proto-Mayan *bʼeleng (nine) + *kaaʼbʼ (two). Equivalent to bolon (nine) +‎ kaʼah (two).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

buluk

  1. (obsolete) eleven

References[edit]

  • Beltrán de Santa Rosa María, Pedro (1746) Arte de el idioma maya reducido a succintas reglas, y semilexicon yucateco (in Spanish), Mexico: Por la Biuda de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, page 152: “Buluc. Onze. 11.”
  • Montgomery, John (2004) Maya-English, English-Maya (Yucatec) Dictionary & Phrasebook, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., →ISBN, page 52