Czech edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbuː]
  • (file)

Interjection edit

  1. moo (sound of a cow)

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

  • in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Hungarian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From a Turkic language, compare Turkish bun (boredom, worry).

Noun edit

(usually uncountable, plural búk)

  1. (literary) sorrow, grief
Declension edit
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative búk
accusative bút búkat
dative búnak búknak
instrumental búval búkkal
causal-final búért búkért
translative búvá búkká
terminative búig búkig
essive-formal búként búkként
essive-modal
inessive búban búkban
superessive bún búkon
adessive búnál búknál
illative búba búkba
sublative búra búkra
allative búhoz búkhoz
elative búból búkból
delative búról búkról
ablative bútól búktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
búé búké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
búéi búkéi
Possessive forms of
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. búm búim
2nd person sing. búd búid
3rd person sing. búja búi
1st person plural búnk búink
2nd person plural bútok búitok
3rd person plural bújuk búik
Derived terms edit
  • bús (with several more derivations)
Compound words

Etymology 2 edit

An onomatopoeia.

Interjection edit

  1. moo (the characteristic sound made by a cow)
    Synonym:
    • 1954, Lőrinc Szabó, Falusi hangverseny (Village concert)[1]:
      , , , / boci szomorú, / de hogy feszít / tyúkjai közt a kukurikú.
      Moo, moo, moo / the little calf is blue, / but how proud is / among his hens the cock-a-doodle-doo.

Further reading edit

  • (sorrow, grief): in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (moo): in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (archaic, folksy: synonym of bújik (to hide [oneself])): in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (‘A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2024)

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse (farming, a farm, farm stock).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

 n (genitive singular bús, nominative plural )

  1. housekeeping
  2. farm
  3. estate

Declension edit

Synonyms edit

Related terms edit

Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Irish buga.

Noun edit

 m (genitive singular , nominative plural búnna)

  1. hyacinth
Declension edit
Alternative forms edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection edit

bú!

  1. boo!

Mutation edit

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

References edit

Mandarin edit

Alternative forms edit

  • bunonstandard

Romanization edit

(bu2, Zhuyin ㄅㄨˊ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  2. Hanyu Pinyin reading of 轿
  3. Hanyu Pinyin reading of
  4. Hanyu Pinyin reading of

Old Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

  1. vocative/accusative plural of

Mutation edit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization

pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Norse edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *būą.

Noun edit

 n

  1. (Old West Norse) dwelling, household, farm, estate, housekeeping, home

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Vietnamese edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Vietic *buːʔ ~ *puːʔ, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ʔbuuʔ (to suck at the breast). Cognate with Khmer បៅ (baw), Pnar bu, Khmu [Cuang] buʔ, Shwe Palaung ဘူ, Gata' buˀ. Related to (breast), which derived from a prefixed form.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

(𪜛)

  1. to suck (at a breast) to consume milk

Derived terms edit