Old TurkicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Turkic *bōl- (to become). Cognate with Bashkir булыу (bulïw), Chuvash пулма (pulma), Karakhanid [script needed] (bolmāq), Kazakh болу (bolw), Khakas поларға (polarğa), Kyrgyz болуу (boluu), Southern Altai болор (bolor), Turkmen bōlmak, Tuvan болур (bolur), Uyghur بولماق(bolmaq), Uzbek boʻlmoq, Yakut буол (buol). Possibly cognate with Azerbaijani olmaq, Crimean Tatar olmaq, Turkish olmak.

VerbEdit

𐰉𐰆𐰞 (bol-)

  1. to become
  2. to happen
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *bul- (to find). Cognate with Azerbaijani bulmaq, Turkish bulmak, Yakut бул (bul).

VerbEdit

𐰉𐰆𐰞 (bul-)

  1. to find, to attain

ReferencesEdit

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “bol-”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 331
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*bōl-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “bul-”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 332
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*bul-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill