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Abu' ArapeshEdit

NounEdit

bul

  1. pig

ReferencesEdit

  • Otto I. M. S. Nekitel, The functions of -i in Abu' Arapesh, in The Boy from Bundaberg: Studies in Melanesian Linguistics in Honour of Tom Dutton (2001), pages 241-246

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch bul, from Middle Dutch bulle, from Old Dutch *bullo, from Proto-Germanic *bulô. Cognate with English bull.

NounEdit

bul (plural bulle, diminutive bulletjie)

  1. bull
  2. (colloquial) a supporter of the Blue Bulls, a South African rugby team

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʏl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʏl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch bulle, from Old Dutch *bullo, from Proto-Germanic *bulô. Cognate with English bull.

NounEdit

bul m (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n, feminine koe)

  1. bull
  2. surly person
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin bulla (bull, decree).

NounEdit

bul f (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n)

  1. great seal affixed to certain documents, notably charters from reigning princes and certain dignitaries
  2. such charter
  3. specifically, a papal bull

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

bul f (plural bullen, diminutive bulletje n)

  1. trinket, object of little value

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bul f

  1. genitive plural of bula

VerbEdit

bul

  1. second-person singular imperative of bulić

Further readingEdit

  • bul in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomaniEdit

NounEdit

bul f (plural bulya)

  1. buttocks

DescendantsEdit

  • Hungarian: bula

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bul (plural buls)

  1. (South Scots) a bull