EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Welsh bwgan (hobgoblin), from Middle Welsh, possibly from Middle English bugge.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʊɡən/, /ˈbuːɡən/, /ˈbʌɡən/

NounEdit

bugan (plural bugans)

  1. hobgoblin, evil spirit

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened form of bulogan, from bulog +‎ -an

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧gan

NounEdit

búgan

  1. (anatomy) the groin

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:bugan.


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *beuganą. Cognate with Old Saxon būgan, Middle Dutch bugen, biegen (Dutch buigen), Old High German biogan (German biegen), Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐌿𐌲𐌰𐌽 (biugan).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbuː.ɡɑn/, [ˈbuː.ɣɑn]

VerbEdit

būgan

  1. to bend, bow (down)
  2. to turn away, withdraw

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: bowen, bouȝen, buȝen, bouwen, buwen, bowe
    • English: (to) bow
    • Scots: boo

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *beuganą.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

būgan

  1. to bend, bow (down)

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit