Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch buigen, from Middle Dutch bugen, from Old Dutch *būgan, from Proto-Germanic *būganą, alternative form of *beuganą.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /bœi̯χ/, (œ-ə merger) /bəi̯χ/
  • (file)

Verb edit

buig (present buig, present participle buigende, past participle gebuig)

  1. (ergative) to bow; to bend

Derived terms edit

Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit


  1. inflection of buigen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

Irish edit

Adjective edit


  1. Dated spelling of boig.

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buig bhuig mbuig
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Volapük edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

buig (nominative plural buigs)

  1. booth, stall, kiosk

Declension edit