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Lower SorbianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boce

  1. locative singular of bok

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • boche (Anglo-Norman, Old Northern French)

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Either from Frankish *bottja, Latin *bottia (bump)[1], or from Late Latin *buttia, from buttis. All of which are unattested[2].

NounEdit

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

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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • (fr) 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
  2. ^ bosse” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).