See also: Bol, BOL, ból, böl, bôľ, bǫl, -bol, Bol., -ból, -ből, and боль

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of bolognese

NounEdit

bol (uncountable)

  1. (informal) bolognese

Derived termsEdit

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AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic бол
Roman bol
Perso-Arabic بوُل

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *bol (abundant, full).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bol (comparative daha bol, superlative ən bol)

  1. abundant
    Antonym: qıt

Derived termsEdit


BislamaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English ball.

NounEdit

bol

  1. ball
  2. testicle

Etymology 2Edit

From English bolt.

NounEdit

bol

  1. bolt

Etymology 3Edit

From English bowl

NounEdit

bol

  1. bowl

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bol m (plural bols)

  1. bowl

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *bolь.

NounEdit

bol m

  1. (literary) grief, emotional pain

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bol

  1. second-person singular imperative of bolet

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch bol, bolle, from Old Dutch *bolla, from Proto-Germanic *bullǭ (round object or vessel, ball, bowl).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bol
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

NounEdit

bol m (plural bollen, diminutive bolletje n or bolleke n)

  1. ball, sphere, globe, bulb
  2. (figurative) A head; brain
  3. A scoop (of ice etc.)
  4. (mainly the diminutive) A large, round spot, dot
  5. (heraldry) roundel
    Synonym: koek
  6. (especially in the diminutive) A bun, a roll, a round piece of bread or pastry.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

AdjectiveEdit

bol (comparative boller, superlative bolst)

  1. convex; bulging
  2. chubby

InflectionEdit

Inflection of bol
uninflected bol
inflected bolle
comparative boller
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial bol boller het bolst
het bolste
indefinite m./f. sing. bolle bollere bolste
n. sing. bol boller bolste
plural bolle bollere bolste
definite bolle bollere bolste
partitive bols bollers

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French bolle, borrowed from Middle English bolle, from Old English bolla, bolle (bowl, cup, pot, beaker, measure), from Proto-Germanic *bullô, *bullǭ (ball, round vessel, bowl). More at bowl.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bol m (plural bols)

  1. bowl
  2. luck

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: μπολ (bol)
  • Luxembourgish: Boll

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


GalloEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

bol m (plural bols)

  1. bowl

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

bol

  1. indefinite accusative singular of bolur
  2. indefinite dative singular of bolur

LolopoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Loloish *ʔ-pa² (Bradley), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan. Cognate with Sichuan Yi (bat), Burmese -ဖ (-hpa.).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

bol

  1. (Yao'an, of animals) male

See alsoEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

VerbEdit

bol

  1. Superseded spelling of ból.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bolr and bulr.

NounEdit

bol m (definite singular bolen, indefinite plural bolar, definite plural bolane)

  1. a torso, trunk, a body without limbs
  2. (rare or dated) a tree trunk
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ból.

NounEdit

bol n (definite singular bolet, indefinite plural bol, definite plural bola)

  1. a hive
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Ellipsis and clipping of anabole steroidar.

NounEdit

bol n (definite singular bolet, uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, slang) anabolic steroids

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

bol

  1. imperative of bola and bole

ReferencesEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bolь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bȏl f or m (Cyrillic spelling бо̑л)

  1. pain, aching
    zadati bolto inflict pain

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SlovakEdit

ParticipleEdit

bol

  1. masculine singular l-participle of byť

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bol m (plural boles)

  1. bowl
    Synonym: cuenco

Further readingEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English balls

NounEdit

bol

  1. ball
  2. (anatomy) scrotum; testicle

SynonymsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic bol(bol) (compare Kazakh мол (mol, abundant, large)), from Proto-Turkic *bol (abundant, full). First attested in 1312.

AdjectiveEdit

bol (comparative daha bol, superlative en bol)

  1. loose
  2. abundant

AntonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *bolɣ, from Proto-Celtic *bolgos; cognate with Old Irish bolg.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bol m (plural boliau)

  1. (North Wales) tummy, stomach

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bol fol mol unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “bol”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ból, from Proto-Germanic *bōþlą.

NounEdit

bol n

  1. farm with associated land
  2. nest; e.g. bird's nest, rat's nest

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse borð, from Proto-Germanic *burdą.

NounEdit

bol n

  1. table
  2. bottom of a sled

Derived termsEdit