bagi

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See also: bagi'

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bagi (plural bagis)

  1. A voodoo sanctuary or sacred chamber.
    • 1985, Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Simon & Schuster, p. 89:
      The bar was deserted, but when Max Beauvoir and I entered the hounfour there were three of them, sitting with their backs to the ochre walls of the bagi.
    • 2013, Patrick Taylor, Frederick I. Case (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions: Volume 1, p. 1065:
      The various fronds are fixed in front of the doors of the bagi and the peristyle as well as to the potomitan […].
    • 2015, Manbo Paula Wedo, Manbo Jumbo, p. 370:
      “This is a very important time for Vodou” Papa Baz tells me as he works in the bagi.

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧gi

Noun[edit]

bagi

  1. a unicornfish; any member of the genus Naso

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb baga (to inconvenience).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bagi m (genitive singular baga, nominative plural bagar)

  1. inconvenience, disadvantage
    þrengslin í húsinu eru mjög til bagathe lack of space in the house is a serious inconvenience
    .

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Árni Böðvarsson, Mörður Árnason and others (2007, 4th ed.). Íslensk orðabók. Forlagið, Reykjavík. Accessed via snara.is.

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baqagi (share; portion). Cognate with Tagalog bahagi.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.ɡi/, [ˈba.ɡɛ]
  • Hyphenation: ba‧gi

Noun[edit]

bági (plural bagbagi)

  1. part
  2. share; portion; lot
  3. offspring; child
  4. Used to form possessive pronouns

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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baˈɡi/, [bɐˈɡi]

Noun[edit]

bagí (plural bagbagi)

  1. body
  2. structure; form
  3. relative (person connected with another by blood or affinity)
  4. self
  5. Used to form reflexive pronouns

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bagi (standard bahagi), from Sanskrit भाग (bhāga).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.ɡi/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧gi

Preposition[edit]

bagi

  1. for

Verb[edit]

bagi

  1. to share

Noun[edit]

bagi

  1. part, share.

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Mansaka[edit]

Noun[edit]

bagì

  1. fate

Mentawai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *huaji, from Proto-Austronesian *Suaji.

Noun[edit]

bagi

  1. sibling ((younger) person who shares same parents)

Romanian[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bagi

  1. second-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of băga