See also: BOV

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bógr (shoulder), from Proto-Germanic *bōguz (arm; shoulder). Cognate with English bough (branch), German Bug (animal shoulder; ship bow), and Dutch boeg (ship bow). In the maritime sense, the Danish word is influenced by Dutch (like English bow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bov c (singular definite boven, plural indefinite bove)

  1. shoulder (of an animal)
  2. bow (front of a boat or ship)

InflectionEdit


RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Armenian բով (bov).[1][2]

NounEdit

bov m (nominative plural bova)

  1. oven, stove

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “բով”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 474a
  2. ^ Boretzky, Norbert; Igla, Birgit (1994), “bov”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 35

Further readingEdit

  • Paspati, Alexandre G. (1870), “bov”, in Études sur les Tchinghianés; ou, Bohémiens de l'Empire ottoman (in French), Constantinople: Impr. A. Koroméla, page 187
  • Marcel Courthiade (2009), “o bov, -es- m. -a, -en-”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (in Hungarian; English), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN, page 91

RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bōs, bovem, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōws.

NounEdit

bov m (plural bovs)

  1. ox

SalarEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bov

  1. mother's brother, maternal uncle

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish bōve, from Middle Low German bōve, from Proto-Germanic *bō-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bov c

  1. (colloquial) criminal, chiefly a thief or a robber

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bov 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bov boven bovar bovarna
Genitive bovs bovens bovars bovarnas

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bov (nominative plural bovs)

  1. bowl

DeclensionEdit