bovenbuik etymology

Dutch word bovenbuik comes from Dutch buik, Dutch boven- (Upper, above.)

Detailed word origin of bovenbuik

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
buik Dutch (nld) (nautical) The lowest inner part of a ship's hull, where water accumulates.. Belly. Paunch (referring euphemistically to a protrusive belly).
boven- Dutch (nld) Upper, above.
bovenbuik Dutch (nld) The upper part of the abdominal cavity, epigastrium.

Words with the same origin as bovenbuik

Descendants of buik
beuk bierpens
Descendants of boven-
bovenarm bovenbouw bovenkaak bovenkant bovenkleed bovenzijde