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English

Etymology

From Japanese (ぼう, bō) ‘rod, pole, stick’, from Middle Chinese *bạ́uŋ, from Old Chinese *brōŋʔ; compare Mandarin (bàng).

Noun

Singular
bo

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A quarterstaff, especially in an oriental context.

Catalan

Adjective

bo m. (feminine bona, masculine plural bons, feminine plural bones)

Singular
bo
bona f.

Plural
bons m.
bones f.

  1. good

Dutch

Pronunciation

Etymology

Short for boterham.

Noun

bo m. (plural ’s, diminutive ke)

  1. (Flemish) sandwich

Italian

Alternative spellings

Interjection

bo

  1. An interjection expressing doubt or indecision.
    • Viene Filomena stasera? Bo, non m’ha richiamato.
      • Is Filomena coming tonight? I don’t know, she never called me back.

Lojban

Cmavo

bo

  1. Closest scope grouping operator; groups surrounding words within compound words.
    • le xunre kerfa bo smani
      • the haired monkey who is red
    compare to:
    • le xunre kerfa smani
      • the monkey who has red hair

Mandarin

Pinyin

bo (form of bo0 or bo5)

  1. :
  2. : radish

Pinyin syllable

bo

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, , , , or .

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Old Norse

Noun

bo

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) dwelling

Polish

Pronunciation

Conjunction

bo

  1. because
  2. or (else)

Swedish

Pronunciation

Verb

Conjugations of bo
Infinitive bo
Present tense bor
Past tense bodde
Supine bott
Imperative bo
Present participle boende
Past participle bodd

bo

  1. live; dwell; to have permanent residence
    • Jag vill bo i en stor stad.
      • I want to live in a big city.

Noun

Inflection for bo Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bo boet bon bona
Genitive bos boets bons bonas
  1. The place where certain animals live, in particular birds.
    fågelbo
    bird’s nest

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