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3 letters words from 'bok'

BOK 9KOB 9

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Definitions and meaning of bok

bok

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /bɒk/
  • (Received Pronunciation, General South African) IPA(key): /bɒk/
  • Rhymes: -ɒk

Etymology 1

From Afrikaans bok. Doublet of buck.

Adjective

bok

  1. (South Africa, slang) keen or willing.
    "Do you want to go to the movies?" "Ja, I'm bok."

Etymology 2

Imitative

Interjection

bok

  1. The clucking sound of a chicken.
    • 2000, William S Pollack, Todd Shuster, Real boys' voices
      And he says, "Chicken! Bok bok bok bok!" One time I got up and put the controller down and we started fighting.
    • 2004, Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle, An introduction to literature, criticism and theory
      So the librarian gives the chicken a book. The chicken goes away, but comes back the next day, goes up to the librarian's desk and says: 'Bok, bok!'

Anagrams

  • KBO, OKB, kob

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch bok (buck, male goat), from Middle Dutch boc, from Old Dutch buc, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔk/

Noun

bok (plural bokke, diminutive bokkie)

  1. goat
  2. antelope, buck
    Synonym: wildsbok
  3. (slang) lover (term of affection)
    Synonym: bokkie
  4. vaulting horse
  5. blunder

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Xhosa: ibhokhwe

Adjective

bok (attributive bokke, comparative bokker, superlative bokste)

  1. keen, willing

Cebuano

Etymology

From Philippine English bok, from bunk, shortened from bunkmate.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: bok

Noun

bok

  1. one's batchmate or classmate in the Philippine Military Academy

Choctaw

Etymology

Attested as bayuk in the 17th century.

Noun

bōk (alienable)

  1. creek, stream
  2. river

Declension

Derived terms

  • bokushi

Descendants

  • Cajun French: bogue
    • English: bogue

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbok]

Noun

bok m

  1. side
  2. flank
  3. (anatomy) hip

Declension

Related terms

Further reading

  • bok in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bok in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔk/
  • Hyphenation: bok
  • Rhymes: -ɔk

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch boc, from Old Dutch buc, from Proto-West Germanic *bukk, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz.

Noun

bok m (plural bokken, diminutive bokje n)

  1. male goat, buck, billy
    Synonym: geitenbok
  2. (gymnastics) vaulting horse
  3. a crane on legs
  4. box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage)
  5. (printing) job case, type case
  6. sawbuck, buck
    Synonym: zaagbok
  7. (derogatory) churl, grouch
  8. (derogatory) oaf, bumpkin
Derived terms

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: bok
    • Xhosa: ibhokhwe

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

bok

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

Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ. Cognate with Upper Sorbian bok, Polish bok, Czech bok, Russian бок (bok), and Serbo-Croatian bȍk.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔk/
  • Homophones: bog, Bog

Noun

bok m

  1. side (bounding straight edge of an object; flat surface of an object; left or right half; surface of a sheet of paper)
  2. page (one side of a leaf of a book)
  3. (chiefly in the dual) breast (organs on the front of a woman’s chest, which contain the mammary glands)
    Synonym: prědk

Declension

  • Alternative locative singular: boce

Further reading

  • bok 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.
  • bok in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Marshallese

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pˠokʷ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pˠekʷ/
  • Bender phonemes: {bȩkʷ}

Noun

bok

  1. blister
  2. chicken pox

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pˠokʷ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pˠekʷ/
  • Bender phonemes: {bȩkʷ}

Noun

bok

  1. bladder

Etymology 3

From English book.

Pronunciation

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pˠokʷ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pˠekʷ/
  • Bender phonemes: {bȩkʷ}

Noun

bok (construct form bokin)

  1. book

Etymology 4

Pronunciation

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pˠɔkʷ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pˠɛkʷ/
  • Bender phonemes: {bekʷ}

Noun

bok

  1. sand
  2. sandspit
  3. sandbar

References

  • Marshallese–English Online Dictionary

Middle English

Noun

bok

  1. Alternative form of booke

Middle Low German

Alternative forms

  • buk

Etymology

From Old Saxon bōk, from Proto-West Germanic *bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Pronunciation

  • Stem vowel: ô¹
    • (originally) IPA(key): /boːk/

Noun

bôk n

  1. book
  2. beechnut

Descendants

  • Low German:
    Dutch Low Saxon: book
    German Low German: Book
  • Plautdietsch: Buak

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse bók (beech, book), from Proto-Germanic *bōks (letter), either from *bōkō (beech), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (beech), or from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g- (to divide, distribute, allot).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːk/

Noun

bok f or m (definite singular boka or boken, indefinite plural bøker, definite plural bøkene)

  1. a book

Derived terms

Noun

bok f or m (definite singular boka or boken, indefinite plural boker, definite plural bokene)

  1. a beech (tree).

Alternative forms

  • bøk

References

  • “bok” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks. Akin to English book.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːk/

Noun

bok f (definite singular boka, indefinite plural bøker, definite plural bøkene)

  1. a book

Derived terms

References

  • “bok” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks, whence also Old English bōc, Old Frisian bōk, Old High German buoh, Old Norse bók.

Noun

bōk f or n

  1. book

Declension


Declension 2


Descendants

  • Middle Low German: bôk, buk
    • Low German:
      Dutch Low Saxon: book
      German Low German: Book
    • Plautdietsch: Buak

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Noun

bōk f

  1. book

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish: bok

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔk/

Noun

bok m inan

  1. side
    Synonym: strona

Declension

Derived terms

  • (nouns) boczek, boczniak, bocznica, pobocze, zboczeniec
  • (adjectives) boczny, poboczny, zboczony
  • (adverbs) bocznie, pobocznie, na bok, u boku, z boku

Further reading

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

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *bokъ.

Noun

bȍk m (Cyrillic spelling бо̏к)

  1. side
  2. flank
Declension

Etymology 2

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ. Other fringe theories exist but are largely unsupported.

Alternative forms

  • bog

Interjection

bok (Cyrillic spelling бок)

  1. (Croatia) hi
    Synonyms: zdravo, pozdrav, ćao
  2. (Croatia) bye
    Synonyms: zbogom, zdravo, pozdrav, ćao

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /buːk/

Etymology 1

From Old Swedish bōk, from Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōks, of uncertain origin but usually connected to Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵ- (beech) or Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g- (to allot)

Noun

bok c

  1. book:
    1. collection of sheets of paper
    2. a work of literature
    3. a major division of a published work
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology

From Old Swedish bōk, from Old Norse bók, from Proto-Germanic *bōkō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos.

Noun

bok c

  1. beech
Declension
Derived terms

References

  • bok in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)

Turkish

Etymology

From Old Turkic bok, from Proto-Turkic *bok (dirt, dung).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bok/

Noun

bok (definite accusative boku, plural boklar)

  1. shit (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)

Declension

Derived terms


Volapük

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bok/

Noun

bok (nominative plural boks)

  1. box

Declension

Derived terms

  • bokül

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (South African) a goat or antelope.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)