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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbo.t͡ʃe/
  • Rhymes: -otʃe
  • Stress: bóce
  • Hyphenation: bo‧ce

NounEdit

boce f (plural boci)

  1. (archaic, Tuscany) Alternative form of voce
    • 1353, Giovanni Boccaccio, “Giornata seconda, Novella V [Second Day, Fifth Story]”, in Decamerone [Decameron]‎[1], Tommaso Hedlin, published 1527, page 40:
      ſi fece alla fineſtra, & con una boce groſſa, horribile, & fiera diſſe. Chi è laggiu? Andreuccio a quella boce levata la teſta vide uno
      He showed himself at the window, and said in a gruff, horrible and savage voice: "Who is below there?" Andreuccio, having looked up in the direction of that voice, saw someone

Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔt͡sɛ/, [ˈbɔt͡sə]

NounEdit

boce

  1. locative singular of bok

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • boche (Anglo-Norman, Old Northern French)

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *bottia (bump), a Germanic borrowing, from Frankish *boce (knob), from Old High German bozzan (to beat), from Proto-Germanic *bautaną (to push, strike)[1]

NounEdit

boce m (oblique plural boces, nominative singular boces, nominative plural boce)

  1. swelling (for example, due to injury or illness)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (boce, supplement)
  1. ^ von Wartburg, Walther (1928-2002), “*bottia”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 10, page 469