быуа

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Bashkir[edit]

Быуа.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bog- (strangle; block, hinder). Cognate with Tatar буа (bua).

The Proto-Turkic verbal archetype has a palatal parallel *bög- (block, hinder), hence Kazakh бөгет (böget), Kyrgyz бөгөт (bögöt), Southern Altai бӧгӧт (bögöt, dam).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɯ̞ˈwɑ]
  • Hyphenation: бы‧уа

Noun[edit]

быуа (bïwa)

  1. dam, a structure placed across a flowing body of water to stop the flow
  2. the water reservoir resulting from placing such structure
    Яҙ көнө ныҡ ташҡын булып, быуа йырылып киткән.
    Yað könö nïq tašqïn bulïp, bïwa yïrïlïp kitkän.
    In the spring, there was a great flood, and the dam burst.
  3. pond