See also: bocí, boçi, and bo çi

Hungarian

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Etymology

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A playful derivation probably from the back-vowel pair of the dialectal bec, bece (calf) + -i (diminutive suffix).[1][2]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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boci (plural bocik)

  1. (childish or endearing) moo-cow, cow
    Synonym: bocika
  2. calf (a young cow)
    Synonyms: kisborjú, borjú

Declension

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative boci bocik
accusative bocit bocikat
dative bocinak bociknak
instrumental bocival bocikkal
causal-final bociért bocikért
translative bocivá bocikká
terminative bociig bocikig
essive-formal bociként bocikként
essive-modal
inessive bociban bocikban
superessive bocin bocikon
adessive bocinál bociknál
illative bociba bocikba
sublative bocira bocikra
allative bocihoz bocikhoz
elative bociból bocikból
delative bociról bocikról
ablative bocitól bociktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
bocié bociké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
bociéi bocikéi
Possessive forms of boci
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bocim bocijaim
2nd person sing. bocid bocijaid
3rd person sing. bocija bocijai
1st person plural bocink bocijaink
2nd person plural bocitok bocijaitok
3rd person plural bocijuk bocijaik

Derived terms

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Compound words

References

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  1. ^ boci in Gerstner, Károly (ed.). Új magyar etimológiai szótár. (’New Etymological Dictionary of Hungarian’). Beta version. Budapest, MTA Nyelvtudományi Intézet / Magyar Nyelvtudományi Kutatóközpont, 2011–2022. (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary). Language abbreviations
  2. ^ boci in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading

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  • boci 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
  • boci 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)

Romanian

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Etymology

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From boace or from a Vulgar Latin root *vōcīre, from alteration of *vōceāre, from Latin vōx, possibly influenced by vagīre. Compare Aromanian butsescu, butsiri; cf. also Italian bociare, Spanish vocear.

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Verb

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a boci (third-person singular present bocește, past participle bocit) 4th conj.

  1. to bemoan, bewail, lament, mourn for
    Synonyms: deplânge, jelui, jeli

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Turkish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian poggia

Pronunciation

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Noun

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boci (definite accusative [please provide])

  1. A type of wheelbarrow used to carry heavy burdens.

Declension

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Inflection
Nominative boci
Definite accusative bociyi
Singular Plural
Nominative boci bociler
Definite accusative bociyi bocileri
Dative bociye bocilere
Locative bocide bocilerde
Ablative bociden bocilerden
Genitive bocinin bocilerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular bocim bocilerim
2nd singular bocin bocilerin
3rd singular bocisi bocileri
1st plural bocimiz bocilerimiz
2nd plural bociniz bocileriniz
3rd plural bocileri bocileri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular bocimi bocilerimi
2nd singular bocini bocilerini
3rd singular bocisini bocilerini
1st plural bocimizi bocilerimizi
2nd plural bocinizi bocilerinizi
3rd plural bocilerini bocilerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular bocime bocilerime
2nd singular bocine bocilerine
3rd singular bocisine bocilerine
1st plural bocimize bocilerimize
2nd plural bocinize bocilerinize
3rd plural bocilerine bocilerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular bocimde bocilerimde
2nd singular bocinde bocilerinde
3rd singular bocisinde bocilerinde
1st plural bocimizde bocilerimizde
2nd plural bocinizde bocilerinizde
3rd plural bocilerinde bocilerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular bocimden bocilerimden
2nd singular bocinden bocilerinden
3rd singular bocisinden bocilerinden
1st plural bocimizden bocilerimizden
2nd plural bocinizden bocilerinizden
3rd plural bocilerinden bocilerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular bocimin bocilerimin
2nd singular bocinin bocilerinin
3rd singular bocisinin bocilerinin
1st plural bocimizin bocilerimizin
2nd plural bocinizin bocilerinizin
3rd plural bocilerinin bocilerinin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular bociyim bocilerim
2nd singular bocisin bocilersin
3rd singular boci
bocidir
bociler
bocilerdir
1st plural bociyiz bocileriz
2nd plural bocisiniz bocilersiniz
3rd plural bociler bocilerdir