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boc

See also: bòc and bọc

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pre-Roman, possibly from Old High German boc, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰugo-.

NounEdit

boc m (plural bocs)

  1. buck (male goat)

SynonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

boc m (plural bocs)

  1. (Norman dialect) type of horse-drawn carriage

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish boc, poc, pocc (he-goat) (compare modern poc).

NounEdit

boc m (genitive boic, nominative plural boic)

  1. buck, playboy
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Compare poc (butt (as from a goat), hurling-stroke).

NounEdit

boc m (genitive boic)

  1. (of ball) bounce
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
boc bhoc mboc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bōks, whence also Old Frisian bōk (West Frisian boek), Old Saxon bōk (Low German Book), Dutch boek, Old High German buoh (German Buch), Old Norse bók (Danish bog, Swedish bok), Gothic 𐌱𐍉𐌺𐌰 (bōka). The Germanic root is often taken to be related to the word for beech, the wood of rune-tablets.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bōc f

  1. book

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bukkaz, whence also Old English buc, Old Norse bukkr; from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuǵ- (ram).

NounEdit

boc m

  1. buck (male deer)

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

NounEdit

boc f

  1. Alternative spelling of bok

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish boc, poc, pocc (he-goat).

NounEdit

boc m (genitive and plural buic)

  1. buck, roebuck
  2. billygoat, male goat
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

boc (past bhoc, future bocaidh, verbal noun bocadh, past participle bocte)

  1. bounce, leap/jump (up and down), skip
  2. prance
  3. flutter
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

boc m

  1. deceit, fraud
  2. blow, box, stroke

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