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EnglishEdit

 
Boa constrictor

EtymologyEdit

Unknown; from Latin boa (large snake), a species of serpent mentioned in Pliny's Naturalis Historia (Natural History).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boa (plural boas or boae)

  1. Any of a group of large American snakes, of the genus Boa, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico, and the chevalier boa of Peru.
  2. (plural "boas") A type of scarf typically made from feathers.

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin boa (large snake).

NounEdit

boa c (singular definite boaen, plural indefinite boaer)

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (item of clothing)

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DutchEdit

NounEdit

boa m (plural boa's, diminutive boaatje n)

  1. boa, snake of the genus Boa
  2. fur or plumed scarf, boa

EsperantoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

boa (accusative singular boan, plural boaj, accusative plural boajn)

  1. Related by marriage (rarely used; bo- is usually a prefix).

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bo‧a
  • IPA(key): /ˈbo̞ːɑ/

NounEdit

boa

  1. boa (snake)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of boa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative boa boat
genitive boan boien
partitive boaa boia
illative boaan boiin
singular plural
nominative boa boat
accusative nom. boa boat
gen. boan
genitive boan boien
boainrare
partitive boaa boia
inessive boassa boissa
elative boasta boista
illative boaan boiin
adessive boalla boilla
ablative boalta boilta
allative boalle boille
essive boana boina
translative boaksi boiksi
instructive boin
abessive boatta boitta
comitative boineen

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boa m (plural boas)

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

boa m (invariable)

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

NounEdit

boa f (plural boe)

  1. buoy

KatembriEdit

NounEdit

boa

  1. moon

ReferencesEdit

  • Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 88-89

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

boa f (genitive boae); first declension

  1. A large snake native to Roman Italy.
  2. A disease, the measles or smallpox.

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative boa boae
genitive boae boārum
dative boae boīs
accusative boam boās
ablative boā boīs
vocative boa boae

VerbEdit

boā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of boō

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PolishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin boa

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boa m anim (indeclinable)

  1. boa (snake)

Etymology 2Edit

From French boa, from Latin boa

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boa n (indeclinable)

  1. boa (feather boa)

Further readingEdit

  • boa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese bõa, from Latin bona, feminine of bonus (good).

AdjectiveEdit

boa f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective bom.
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

boa f (plural boas)

  1. an interesting story, joke or news

InterjectionEdit

boa!

  1. good one!, well done!, all right! (expresses approval, applause or admiration)

Etymology 2Edit

From New Latin Boa, from Latin boa (large Italian snake species).

NounEdit

boa f (plural boas)

  1. boa (any snake of the Boa genus)
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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boa m (plural boas)

  1. boa (snake)

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

boa c

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of boa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative boa boan boor boorna
Genitive boas boans boors boornas

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French pourboire

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

boa

  1. to leave a tip to; to tip (to give gratuity)

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