bahu

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See also: bāhu and bāhu-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi बहू (bahū), from Sanskrit वधू (vadhū́).

Noun[edit]

bahu (plural bahus)

  1. (India) A daughter-in-law or sister-in-law, especially one who lives with her husband's family when married.

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Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bahu

  1. Romanization of ᬩᬳᬸ
  2. Romanization of ᬩᬵᬳᬸ

Banjarese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay bahu.

Noun[edit]

bahu

  1. (anatomy) shoulder

References[edit]

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Navarro-Lapurdian) /bahu/ [ba.hu]
  • IPA(key): (Southern) /bau/ [ba.u]
  • (Navarro-Lapurdian) Rhymes: -ahu
  • (Southern) Rhymes: -au
  • Hyphenation: ba‧hu

Verb[edit]

bahu

  1. Informal second-person singular (hik), taking third-person singular (hura) as direct object, conditional indicative form of izan.

Usage notes[edit]

Linguistically, this verb form can be seen as belonging to the reconstructed citation form edun instead of izan.

Central Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit बाहु (bāhu).

Noun[edit]

bahu

  1. (anatomy) shoulder

References[edit]

Extremaduran[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin bassus.

Adjective[edit]

bahu

  1. low

Indonesian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbä.hu/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧hu

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

bahu (plural bahu-bahu, first-person possessive bahuku, second-person possessive bahumu, third-person possessive bahunya)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder
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Noun[edit]

bahu (plural bahu-bahu)

  1. village chief assistant, kepala dusun (Java)
  2. (music, figurative) edge of musical percussion instrument that takes the form of a flat, circular metal disc which is hit with a mallet, such as gong (the shoulder of the instrument).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Javanese bahu (many, much, frequent), from Sanskrit बहु (bahu).

Noun[edit]

bahu

  1. many
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Anagrams[edit]

Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bahu

  1. Romanization of ꦧꦲꦸ

Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit बाहु (bāhu), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *baHźʰúṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰaHȷ́ʰúš, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵʰús (arm). Doublet of baju.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bahu/
  • Rhymes: -ahu, -hu, -u
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Noun[edit]

bahu (Jawi spellingباهو⁩, plural bahu-bahu, informal 1st possessive bahuku, 2nd possessive bahumu, 3rd possessive bahunya)

  1. (anatomy) shoulder (joint between arm and torso)
  2. shoulder (part of a road where drivers may stop in an emergency)

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: bahu

Further reading[edit]

Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit बहु (bahu, a lot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bahu

  1. many, much
  2. frequent

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "bahu" in P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson, Old Javanese-English Dictionary. 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1982.

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit बहु (bahu).

Adjective[edit]

bahu

  1. much, many

Declension[edit]

Tausug[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bahuq.

Noun[edit]

bahu

  1. smell; odor