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There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.
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Noun

bof

  1. mumps (contagious disease)


This Dutch entry was created from the translations listed at mumps. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see bof in the Dutch Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) November 2008


French

Pronunciation

Interjection

bof

  1. so what, never mind, whatever, meh
    Cette fille est mignonne, hein ? — Bof ! (That girl's cute, hey? — Meh, she's OK.)

Usage notes

"Bof" is commonly used after or before the French phrase "je ne sais pas", meaning "I don't know". For example:

  • Qu'est-ce que tu veux boire ? (What would you like to drink?)
  • Bof ... Je ne sais pas. (Hmpf...I'm not sure.)

References

  • "Équipe 1"-1999 Oxford University Press

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