See also: бои and бој

BulgarianEdit

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NounEdit

бой (bojm

  1. beating, thrashing, drubbing, whopping, whipping, flogging, leathering, knock-about, set-to, fight, punch-up, caning, spanking
  2. battle, fight, combat, action, engagement, ruck, struggle
  3. height, stature

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RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [boj]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oj

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *bojь, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyh₂ós, from *bʰeyh₂- (to strike, hew). Cognate with бить (bitʹ, to beat), with typical Indo-European nominal o-ablaut.

NounEdit

бой (bojm inan (genitive бо́я, nominative plural бои́, genitive plural боёв, related adjective боево́й)

  1. beating, breakage
  2. battle, combat, engagement
    рукопа́шный бойrukopášnyj bojhand-to-hand fight(ing)/combat
  3. fight, fighting, struggle
  4. striking (of a clock)
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English boy.

NounEdit

бой (bojm anim (genitive бо́я, nominative plural бо́и, genitive plural бо́ев)

  1. (archaic) boy (servant)
    • (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought:)
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