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NounEdit

bois

  1. plural of boi

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French bois, boys, boiz, from Old French bosc, bois, from Late Latin boscus or Vulgar Latin *buscus, from Frankish *busk, *busc, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket). Compare Italian bosco, Spanish bosque, Dutch bos and English bush.

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bois m (plural bois)

  1. wood (material)
  2. wood, woodland
  3. antler
  4. woodwind

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Etymology 2Edit

From the verb boire.

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bois

  1. inflection of boire:
    1. first/second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular present imperative

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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

bois

  1. plural of boi

IrishEdit

NounEdit

bois

  1. inflection of bos:
    1. dative singular
    2. dual all cases

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bois bhois mbois
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin boscus, Vulgar Latin *buscus, from Frankish *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket).

NounEdit

bois m (oblique plural bois, nominative singular bois, nominative plural bois)

  1. woodland; woods

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bois

  1. Masculine plural of noun boi.

Scottish GaelicEdit

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bois

  1. dative singular of bas

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