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See also: BUC, buć, buč, and bức

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Frankish *būk (belly), from Proto-Germanic *būkaz (belly, stomach).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buc m (plural bucs)

  1. An object that has a cavity.
  2. belly; abdomen
  3. (aeronautics) fuselage
  4. (automotive) The bodywork of a car.
  5. (nautical) hull
  6. (vehicles) The body of a carriage.
  7. beehive
  8. (architecture) The shell or outer walls enclosing a house or a staircase.
  9. (furniture) The cabinetwork enclosing the drawers, either fully or partially.
  10. (geography) riverbed
  11. (military, historical) cuirass
  12. (engineering) The metal coating of a nuclear reactor vessel.

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DalmatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly from a Latin root buculus (young bull, ox, steer). Compare French bugle, beugle.

NounEdit

buc m

  1. small ox

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Catalan and Occitan buc. Probably of Germanic origin.

NounEdit

buc m

  1. beehive
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InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

buc (plural bucs)

  1. buck (male goat)

Middle DutchEdit

NounEdit

buc m

  1. Alternative form of boc

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


OccitanEdit

 
buc

NounEdit

buc m

  1. beehive (home of bees)

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bukkaz (male deer), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuǵ- (ram). Akin to Old High German boc, Old Norse bukkr, Old English bucca (buck, male goat).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buc m

  1. buck (male deer)
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

būc m

  1. Alternative form of bucc (belly)
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /but͡s/

NounEdit

buc m anim

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) jerk; douche; arrogant person

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Possibly a substratum word, perhaps from Dacian *bukas, akin to Albanian byk (or alternatively derived from it). May be linked to Polish buch.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buc m (plural buci)

  1. chaff

DeclensionEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Sutsilvan) betg
  • (Sursilvan) buca
  • (Sutsilvan) betga

EtymologyEdit

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AdverbEdit

buc

  1. (Sursilvan) not