babaye

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Aklanon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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)

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *bayi

Noun[edit]

babaye

  1. a female
  2. a girl, a lady or a woman

Adjective[edit]

babaye

  1. feminine, girly
  2. female

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

babáye

  1. female; woman or girl

References[edit]

  • Cecile Motus, Hiligaynon Lessons (ISBN 5881879775)
  • 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]

Noun[edit]

babaye (n class, plural babaye)

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

Synonyms[edit]


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'