See also: boux- and -boux

HlaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hlai *hmuːɦ (year), from Pre-Hlai *muːɦ (Norquest, 2015).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Standard Hlai) IPA(key): /pou˥/

NounEdit

boux

  1. year

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Middle Chinese (MC pɨoX). Cognate with Bouyei bux, Thai ผู้ (pûu), Lao ຜູ້ (phū), ᦕᦴᧉ (ṗhuu2), Shan ၽူႈ (phūu), Ahom 𑜇𑜥 (phuu).

PronunciationEdit

ClassifierEdit

boux (Sawndip forms or 𠇑 or or or or or or or or or or or , old orthography bouч)

  1. Used for people.
    song boux vunz
    two people

Derived termsEdit