буба

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Avar[edit]

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Noun[edit]

буба (buba)

  1. mother; mom, mum

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *buba, *bǫba. Akin to Albanian bubë (silkworm pupa), Latvian bubulis (knot, node).

Noun[edit]

бу́ба (búbaf (related adjective бу́бен)

  1. pupa
  2. (by extension) bug
  3. silkworm (Bombyx mori)

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References[edit]

  • буба in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971) , “буба”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 85

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bǫba.

Noun[edit]

буба (bubaf

  1. bug, beetle
  2. silkworm
  3. bogeyman
  4. (colloquial) Volkswagen Beetle

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Verb[edit]

буба (bubaimpf (perfective набуба)

  1. (transitive) to cram, memorize

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bǫba

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bûba/
  • Hyphenation: бу‧ба

Noun[edit]

буба f (Latin spelling buba)

  1. bug
  2. beetle

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • буба” in Hrvatski jezični portal