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

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bol (plural bolle, diminutive bolletjie)

  1. A sphere; a ball.

AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic бол
Roman bol
Perso-Arabic بوُل

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /boɫ/
  • (file)

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 inan

  1. (literary) grief, emotional pain

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

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-West Germanic *bollā, from Proto-Germanic *bullǭ (round object or vessel, ball, bowl).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: bol
  • Papiamentu: bòl

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Papiamentu: bòl

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Gallicized spelling of English bowl (borrowed in the eighteenth century), 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 English bowl.

NounEdit

bol m (plural bols)

  1. bowl
    bol de porcelaineporcelain bowl
    bol de laitbowl of milk
  2. (colloquial) luck
    Il a toujours du bol.He's always lucky.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle French bol, from Old French bol, borrowed from Late Latin bōlus (clod of earth, lump), from Ancient Greek βῶλος (bôlos, clod, lump).

NounEdit

bol m (plural bols)

  1. bolus

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

GaroEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bol

  1. tree

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Burling, R. (2003) The Language of the Modhupur Mandi (Garo) Vol. II: The Lexicon[1], Bangladesh: University of Michigan, page 137
  • Mason, M.C. (1904) , English-Garo Dictionary, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, India
  • Garo-Hindi-English Learners' Dictionary, North-Eastern Hill University Publications, Shillong

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

bol

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

KokborokEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Garo bol (tree, wood).

NounEdit

bol

  1. firewood

ReferencesEdit

  • Debbarma, Binoy (2001), “bol”, in Concise Kokborok-English-Bengali Dictionary, Language Wing, Education Department, TTAADC, →ISBN, page 25

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

PronunciationEdit

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 corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

bol

  1. imperative of bola and bole

ReferencesEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bol.

NounEdit

bol n (plural boluri)

  1. bowl

DeclensionEdit


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

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

bol

  1. masculine singular l-participle of byť

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English bowl.

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 Ottoman Turkish بول(bol, wide; too large, loose; abundant), from Proto-Turkic *bol (abundant, full). First attested in 1312. Compare Kumyk мол (mol, abundant, plentiful), Kazakh мол (mol, abundant, large).

AdjectiveEdit

bol

  1. loose
  2. abundant

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bol m (plural boliau)

  1. (North Wales) tummy, stomach
    Synonym: bola

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