See also: Buk, búk, bûk, būk, and bük

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch bukken, from Middle Dutch bucken, from Old Dutch *bukken, from Proto-Germanic *bukkijaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

buk (present buk, present participle bukkende, past participle gebuk)

  1. (intransitive) to crouch, to duck

BlagarEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buk

  1. book

ReferencesEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bukъ, apparently from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (beech tree)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buk m inan

  1. beech (beech tree)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


DanishEdit

NounEdit

buk

  1. ram (male sheep)
  2. male goat

Dupaningan AgtaEdit

NounEdit

buk

  1. hair

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʏk

VerbEdit

buk

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bukken
  2. imperative of bukken

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

buk

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of backen

Ida'anEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English book.

NounEdit

buk

  1. book

ReferencesEdit

  • Nelleke Elisabeth Goudswaard, The Begak (Ida'an) language of Sabah (2005)

IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbʊk]
  • Hyphenation: buk

Etymology 1Edit

Onomatopoeic.

NounEdit

buk (plural, first-person possessive bukku, second-person possessive bukmu, third-person possessive buknya)

  1. a sound of a large ripe fruit (object) falling to the ground
    Synonym: debuk

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch boek (to book) or English book (to book).

VerbEdit

buk

  1. (colloquial) to book.
    Synonym: pesan

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

 
buki

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bukъ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos. Cognate with Upper Sorbian buk, Polish buk, Czech buk, Russian бук (buk), and Serbo-Croatian bȕkva.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buk m

  1. beech (tree of genus Fagus)
  2. (specifically) European beech, Fagus sylvatica

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • buk in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • buk in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English būc.

NounEdit

buk (plural buks)

  1. Alternative form of bouk

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English bucca.

NounEdit

buk

  1. Alternative form of bukke

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon būk, from Proto-Germanic *būkaz (belly, body).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bûk m (genitive bukes, dative buke)

  1. stomach, belly, abdomen, torso
  2. carcass (a slaughtered animal)

SynonymsEdit

  • lif (body, figurative for belly)
  • mage (stomach)

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian bōk. Cognates include Mooring North Frisian bök and West Frisian boek.

NounEdit

buk n (plural buken)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) book

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse búkr

NounEdit

buk m (definite singular buken, indefinite plural buker, definite plural bukene)

  1. belly, abdomen, stomach

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse búkr

NounEdit

buk m (definite singular buken, indefinite plural bukar, definite plural bukane)

  1. belly, abdomen, stomach

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old FrisianEdit

NounEdit

būk m

  1. belly

InflectionEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bukъ

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buk m inan (diminutive buczek)

  1. beech (tree)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

buk m inan

  1. beechwood (wood of the beech tree)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • buk in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • buk in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bȕka.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bȗk m (Cyrillic spelling бу̑к)

  1. cascade, rapids, cataract
  2. waterfall
  3. the sound of a strong water stream

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • buk” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish būker, from Old Norse búkr, from Proto-Germanic *būkaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰōw-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buk c

  1. belly
  2. abdomen
  3. paunch

DeclensionEdit

Declension of buk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative buk buken bukar bukarna
Genitive buks bukens bukars bukarnas

AnagramsEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English book.

NounEdit

buk

  1. book

DescendantsEdit

  • Rotokas: vuku

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English book.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buk (nominative plural buks)

  1. book

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


West FlemishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch buc, variant of boc, from Old Dutch buc, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buk m (plural buks, diminutive buktje)

  1. buck, male goat, male rabbit

YogadEdit

NounEdit

buk

  1. hair