babaye

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Aklanon[edit]

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Noun[edit]

babáye

  1. woman or girl; female

References[edit]

  • Filipino-Aklanon Dictionary
  • Town of a thousand (1993), page 94: The [Aklan dialect] book is entitled Urbanidad O Mayad nga Pamatasan Bagay sa mga Ungang Babaye which could be translated "Politeness or Good Breeding expected of Young Girls"
  • Alexander de Juan, Aklanon Proverbs: A Preliminary Aklanon Paremiology (2013) (spells it babayi)

Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ba‧ye
  • IPA(key): /baˈbaje/

Noun[edit]

babaye

  1. Misspelling of babayi.

Cebuano[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ba-bahi, from Proto-Austronesian *ba-bahi. Cognate with Tagalog babae, Kapampangan babai, Ilocano babai, Mansaka bobay, Maranao bebay, Paiwan vavayan, and Yogad bebay.

First attested in Antonio Pigafetta's Relazione del primo viaggio intorno al mondo—detailing the first circumnavigation of the world between 1519 and 1522.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ba‧ye
  • IPA(key): /baˈbaje/, [bʌˈba.jɪ]

Noun[edit]

babaye

  1. female human, especially an adult; a woman, girl, lady
  2. (by extension) female animal or plant
    Synonym: bayi
  3. (by extension) mistress
    Synonym: kabit

Adjective[edit]

babaye

  1. feminine, girly
    Synonym: binabaye
  2. female

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:babaye.

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ba-bahi, from Proto-Austronesian *ba-bahi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

babáye

  1. female; woman or girl
    Coordinate term: lalake

References[edit]

  • Cecile Motus, Hiligaynon Lessons →ISBN
  • Balangaw sa tingadlaw: tinipon nga mga malip-ot nga sugilanon : a collection of short stories in Hiligaynon (2008)

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

babaye f

  1. Alternative form of baboe

Picard[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

babaye f

  1. Alternative form of babaille

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

babaye (n class, plural babaye)

  1. Contraction of baba yake: his/her father.

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ba‧ye
  • IPA(key): /baˈbaje/, [bɐˈba.je]

Noun[edit]

babaye (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜊᜌᜒ)

  1. Obsolete form of babae.

Waray-Waray[edit]

Noun[edit]

babaye

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • Kandabao: Essays on Waray Language, Literature, and Culture (1982): 'babaye (woman)'
  • Bokabularyong traylinggwal: Waray-Filipino-English (2004), page 14: 'asawa - asawa - spouse', 'asawa nga babaye - asawang babae - wife'