baino

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from a hypothetical stem *bain-, in that case related to baina (but).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): (Navarro-Lapurdian) /bai̯no/ [bai̯.no]
  • IPA(key): (Southern) /baɲo/ [ba.ɲo]
  • (Navarro-Lapurdian) Rhymes: -ai̯no
  • (Southern) Rhymes: -aɲo
  • Hyphenation: bai‧no

Particle[edit]

baino

  1. than
    Ni baino altuagoa da.(S)he’s taller than me.
    Niri baino Amaiari goxoki gehiago eman zizkion.He/she gave more candies to Amaia than to me.
    Produzi dezakeguna baino gehiago jaten dute.They eat more than we can produce.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Placed immediately after the basis of comparison. When the basis is an adjective or an adverb, it takes the comparative form (with the suffix -ago).
  • When the same adjective is used in both sides of the comparison, the adjective is emphasized:
    Prest baino prestago nago.I'm more than ready. (literally, “I'm more ready than ready.”)

Derived terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

baino

  1. (chiefly Biscayan) but
    Synonym: baizik
    Ez naiz bere anaia, bere laguna baino.I'm not his brother, but his friend.
  2. (chiefly Biscayan) only, just
    Ez ikaratu, katua baino ez da.Don't freak out, it's just our cat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ *bain” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk

Further reading[edit]

  • "baino" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • baino” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧i‧no
  • IPA(key): /baˈʔino/, [bɐˈʔi.no]

Noun[edit]

baino (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜁᜈᜓ) (botany)

  1. sacred lotus; water lily (Nelumbo nucifera)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • baino”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018