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See also: Bove and bovë

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English bufan, from Proto-Germanic *bi (by) + *ufanē (from above). Cognate with Dutch boven. In later use generally intended or considered as an abbreviation of above.

PrepositionEdit

bove

  1. Above.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.iii:
      Her Sea-god syre she dearely did perswade, / T'endow her sonne with threasure and rich store, / Boue all the sonnes, that were of earthly wombes ybore.

DanishEdit

NounEdit

bove c

  1. indefinite plural of bov

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

bove (plural boves)

  1. ox (castrated male bovine, any male bovine)

InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

bove (plural boves)

  1. bull

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bovem, accusative of bos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws. Doublet of bue.

NounEdit

bove m (plural bovi)

  1. ox

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

bove

  1. ablative singular of bōs