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See also: Bok, bök, bók, and bøk

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Afrikaans bok. Doublet of buck.

AdjectiveEdit

bok

  1. (South Africa, slang) keen or willing.
    "Do you want to go to the movies?" "Ja, I'm bok."

Etymology 2Edit

Imitative.

InterjectionEdit

bok

  1. The clucking sound of a chicken.
    • 2000, William S Pollack, Todd Shuster, Real boys' voices
      And he says, "Chicken! Bok bok bok bok!" One time I got up and put the controller down and we started fighting.
    • 2004, Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle, An introduction to literature, criticism and theory
      So the librarian gives the chicken a book. The chicken goes away, but comes back the next day, goes up to the librarian's desk and says: 'Bok, bok!'

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch bok (buck, male goat).

NounEdit

bok (plural bokke, diminutive bokkie)

  1. goat
  2. antelope, buck
  3. (slang) also bokkie My lover.
  4. vaulting-horse
  5. blunder

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bok (attributive bokke, comparative bokker, superlative bokste)

  1. keen, willing

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Philippine English bok, from bunk, shortened from bunkmate.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bok

NounEdit

bok

  1. one's batchmate or classmate in the Philippine Military Academy

ChoctawEdit

NounEdit

bok

  1. creek, stream
  2. river

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ.

NounEdit

bok m

  1. side
  2. flank
  3. (anatomy) hip

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bok in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bok in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔk

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch boc, from Old Dutch buk, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz.

NounEdit

bok m (plural bokken, diminutive bokje n)

  1. male goat, buck, billy
    Synonym: geitenbok
  2. (gymnastics) vaulting horse
  3. a crane on legs
  4. box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage)
  5. (printing) job case, type case
  6. sawbuck, buck
    Synonym: zaagbok
  7. (derogatory) churl, grouch
  8. (derogatory) oaf, bumpkin
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

bok

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bokken
  2. imperative of bokken

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ. Cognate with Upper Sorbian bok, Polish bok, Czech bok, Russian бок (bok), and Serbo-Croatian bȍk.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bok m

  1. side (bounding straight edge of an object; flat surface of an object; left or right half; surface of a sheet of paper)
  2. page (one side of a leaf of a book)
  3. (chiefly in the dual) breast (organs on the front of a woman’s chest, which contain the mammary glands)

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative locative singular: boce

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bok in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • bok in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

MarshalleseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • MED phonemes: {bẹkʷ}
  • IPA(key): /pˠɘkʷ/, [pˠɤ͡okʷ]

NounEdit

bok

  1. blister
  2. chicken pox

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • MED phonemes: {bẹkʷ}
  • IPA(key): /pˠɘkʷ/, [pˠɤ͡okʷ]

NounEdit

bok

  1. bladder

Etymology 3Edit

From English book.

PronunciationEdit

  • MED phonemes: {bẹkʷ}
  • IPA(key): /pˠɘkʷ/, [pˠɤ͡okʷ]

NounEdit

bok

  1. book

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • MED phonemes: {bekʷ}
  • IPA(key): /pˠɜkʷ/, [pˠʌ͡ɔkʷ]

NounEdit

bok

  1. sand
  2. sandspit
  3. sandbar

ReferencesEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bok

  1. Alternative form of booke

Middle Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bôk n

  1. book
  2. beechnut

DescendantsEdit

  • Low German:
    Dutch Low Saxon: book
    German Low German: Book
  • Plautdietsch: Buak

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

bok f, m (definite singular boka or boken, indefinite plural bøker, definite plural bøkene)

  1. a book

Derived termsEdit

 
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Wikipedia no

NounEdit

bok f, m (definite singular boka or boken, indefinite plural boker, definite plural bokene)

  1. a beech (tree).

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks. Akin to English book.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bok f (definite singular boka, indefinite plural bøker, definite plural bøkene)

  1. a book

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bōks, whence also Old English bōc, Old Frisian bōk, Old High German buoh, Old Norse bók.

NounEdit

bōk f, n

  1. book

DeclensionEdit


Declension 2Edit


DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: bôk, buk
    • Low German:
      Dutch Low Saxon: book
      German Low German: Book
    • Plautdietsch: Buak

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

NounEdit

bōk f

  1. book

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bok m inan

  1. side
    Synonym: strona

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bok in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ.

NounEdit

bȍk m (Cyrillic spelling бо̏к)

  1. side
    bok uz bokside by side
  2. flank
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ. Other fringe theories exist but are largely unsupported.

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

bok (Cyrillic spelling бок)

  1. (Croatia) hi
  2. (Croatia) bye
SynonymsEdit

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish bōk, from Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bok c

  1. book:
    1. collection of sheets of paper
    2. a work of literature
    3. a major division of a published work
  2. beech

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bok 1
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bok boken böcker böckerna
Genitive boks bokens böckers böckernas
Declension of bok 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bok boken bokar bokarna
Genitive boks bokens bokars bokarnas

Derived termsEdit

book
beech

ReferencesEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic bok, from Proto-Turkic *bok (dirt, dung).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bok (definite accusative boku, plural boklar)

  1. shit (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative bok
Definite accusative boku
Singular Plural
Nominative bok boklar
Definite accusative boku bokları
Dative boka boklara
Locative bokta boklarda
Ablative boktan boklardan
Genitive bokun bokların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular bokum boklarım
2nd singular bokun bokların
3rd singular boku bokları
1st plural bokumuz boklarımız
2nd plural bokunuz boklarınız
3rd plural bokları bokları

Derived termsEdit


VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bok (plural boks)

  1. box

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit