бау

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Bashkir[edit]

Бау

Etymology[edit]

From Common Kypchak *baw, from Common Turkic *bāğ "rope, binder", from Proto-Turkic *b(i)ā- (to bind, fasten).

Cognate with Old Uyghur [script needed] (bağ, band, binder; bond); Kazakh бау (baw, cord, binder), Kyrgyz боо (boo, cord, binder), Southern Altai буу (buu, cord), Crimean Tatar bav (knot), Uzbek bogʻ (cord; bundle), Turkish bağ (connection), Yakut быа (bıa, cord, lace), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɑw]
  • Hyphenation: бау (one syllable)

Noun[edit]

бау (baw)

  1. rope, cord, string
  2. (footware) shoelace

Declension[edit]


Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

бау (bau)

  1. bow. A type of knot with two loops, used to tie together two cords.