buxo

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Galician[edit]

buxos

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin buxus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buxo m (plural buxos)

  1. box (Buxus sempervirens)
  2. boxwood
    • 1455, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 315:
      Médea dusia de colleres de buxo, que acharon en un correo pechado, et mays acharon eno dito correo noue mrs en rayás et triinta mrs en coroados vellos.
      Half a dozen boxwood spoons, that they found inside a closed mail, and they also found inside said mail nine maravedis in royals and thirty maravedis in old crowns
  3. shaft of a watermill, which transmits the movement from the wheel to the running millstone
    • 1434, A. López Carreira (ed.), Libro de notas de Álvaro Afonso (1434), doc. 215:
      que vos día os ditos muynos apostados et reparados de moos e buxos e ferros e caanlles e rodiseos et de todaslas outras outras cousas que feseren mester
      that I shall give you these mills ready and repaired of millstones and shafts and irons and chutes and waterwheels and of all the other necessary things

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References[edit]

  • buxo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • bux” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • buxo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • buxo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • buxo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English boxGerman Büchse. Also found in French boite. The use of -u- instead of -o- is to distinguish the word from boxo (boxing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbu.kso/, /ˈbu.ɡzo/

Noun[edit]

buxo (plural buxi)

  1. box

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

buxō

  1. dative singular of buxus
  2. ablative singular of buxus

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese buxo, from Latin buxus, from Ancient Greek πύξος (púxos).

Cognate with Galician buxo, Spanish boj, Catalan boix, Occitan bois, French buis, Italian bosso, Romanian bucsău and English box.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buxo m (plural buxos)

  1. box (any of various evergreen shrubs or trees)

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Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

buxo m (plural buxi)

  1. hole (all the way through)