abada

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See also: abadá and Abadã

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese abada (female rhinoceros), from Malay badaq (rhinoceros).

Noun[edit]

abada (plural abadas)

  1. (obsolete) The rhinoceros.
  2. A mythological creature similar to the unicorn, its horns are hypothesized as an antidote to poisons; it is characterized by brown fur, two crooked horns and a boars tail. This herbivorous creature originates from Central African Congo myths.

Bambara[edit]

Noun[edit]

abada

  1. eternity

Adverb[edit]

abada

  1. always, forever

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abada

  1. third-person singular past historic of abader

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

abada

  1. locative singular of aba