boce

Lower SorbianEdit

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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

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (boce, supplement)
  1. ^ *bottia in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (Walther von Wartburg, 2002)
  2. ^ bosse” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
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