abaka

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See also: Abaka, abaká, and abaką

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaka (plural abakas)

  1. Alternative spelling of abaca

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبَق(ʾabaq, abaca).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧ka

Noun[edit]

abaka

  1. Cebu hemp (Musa textilis); a species of banana tree native to the Philippines
  2. the fiber obtained from this plant

References[edit]

  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2013) Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 131

Dibabawon Manobo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبَق(ʾabaq, abaca).

Noun[edit]

abaka

  1. Manila hemp; abaca

References[edit]

  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2013) Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 131

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبَق(ʾabaq, abaca).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaká

  1. Manila hemp, abaca

References[edit]

  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2013) Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 131

Ibatan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognates with Yami avaka.

Noun[edit]

abaka

  1. Manila hemp; abaca

Ilocano[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaka

  1. Manila hemp; abaca

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Malay abaka

Noun[edit]

abaka (plural, first-person possessive abakaku, second-person possessive abakamu, third-person possessive abakanya)

  1. abaca plant

References[edit]


Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبَق(ʾabaq, abaca).

Noun[edit]

abaka

  1. abaca

References[edit]

  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2013) Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 131

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaka m

  1. genitive singular form of abaks

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog abaka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaka (Jawi spelling اباک, plural abaka-abaka)

  1. abaca (plant)

Synonyms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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abaka (1)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈba.ka/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

abaka f

  1. Manila hemp

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • abaka in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبَق(ʾabaq, abaca), Muslim marine merchants imposing their term on their suppliers so that native terms died out in the Philippines.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaká

  1. Manila hemp; abaca
    Si Pedro ay gumamit ng abaka sa pagtali ng kahoy.
    Pedro used abaca to tie the wood together.

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: abacá
  • Malay: abaka
  • Portuguese: abacá
  • Spanish: abacá

References[edit]

  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2013) Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 131