buat

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

buat (plural buats)

  1. (Scotland) A lantern.
  2. (Scotland) The moon.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *buat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buhat.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • boat (1701 by Thomas Bowrey)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

buat (used in the form membuat, and berbuat)

  1. to do (perform, execute)