Complete Definition of "bo"

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English

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

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|martial arts A quarterstaff, especially in an oriental context.

Category:English two-letter words


Catalan

Adjective
ca-adj|fbona|mplbons|fpl=bones

  1. good

Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|bo
rhymes|nl|o

Etymology
Short for boterham.

Noun
nl-noun2|m|’s|ke

  1. Flemish sandwich

Italian

Alternative spellings
boh

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.

Category:Italian interjections


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

Category:jbo:Cmavo


Mandarin

Pinyin
cmn-alt-pinyin|bo|bo0|bo5

  1. 啵:
  2. 蔔: radish

Pinyin syllable
bo

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

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.

Category:Mandarin pinyin


Old Norse

Noun
bo

  1. context|East dialect dwelling

Polish

Pronunciation
IPA|/bɔ/

Conjunction
bo

  1. because
  2. or (else)

Category:Polish conjunctions


Swedish
see|Bo

Verb
sv-verb-irreg|bo|bor|bodde|bott|bo|boende|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
sv-noun-reg-n|2boe|3bo

  1. The place where certain animals live, in particular birds.

#: fågelbo
#:: bird’s nest

Category:Swedish verbs
Category:Swedish nouns

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zh:bo

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