буу

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Kazakh[edit]

Cyrillic буу (bww)
Arabic بۋۋ

Noun[edit]

буу (bww)

  1. tying up
  2. suffocation
  3. interception

Verb[edit]

буу (bww)

  1. to tie up
  2. to suffocate
  3. to intercept

Mongolian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Chinese (pào, cannon).

Noun[edit]

буу (buu) (Mongolian spelling ᠪᠤᠤ (buu)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. gun, rifle
    Hypernym: галт зэвсэг (galt zevseg)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Chinese (bǎo, a kind of gambling device with direction markings on them).

Noun[edit]

буу (buu) (Mongolian spelling ᠪᠤᠤ (buu)); (hidden-n declension)

  1. a kind of dice game
    Synonym: онх (onh)

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Manchu ᠪᠣᠣ (boo) in ᠪᠣᠣ
ᠨᡳᠮᠠᡥᠠ
(boo nimaha).

Adjective[edit]

буу (buu)

  1. Only used in буу загас (buu zagas, whale)

Southern Altai[edit]

Etymology1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *būg (steam)

Noun[edit]

буу (buu)

  1. steam

Etymology2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

буу (buu)

  1. cord