bambu

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See also: bambú, bámbu, and bambù

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bambu (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of bamboo.

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bamboo, from Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun[edit]

bambu f

  1. bamboo

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Etymology[edit]

From English bamboo, from Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑmbu/, [ˈbɑmbu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmbu
  • Syllabification(key): bam‧bu

Noun[edit]

bambu

  1. bamboo
    Isopandat käyttävät bambuja pääravintonaan.Giant pandas use bamboo as their main source of nutrition.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bambu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative bambu bambut
genitive bambun bambujen
partitive bambua bambuja
illative bambuun bambuihin
singular plural
nominative bambu bambut
accusative nom. bambu bambut
gen. bambun
genitive bambun bambujen
partitive bambua bambuja
inessive bambussa bambuissa
elative bambusta bambuista
illative bambuun bambuihin
adessive bambulla bambuilla
ablative bambulta bambuilta
allative bambulle bambuille
essive bambuna bambuina
translative bambuksi bambuiksi
instructive bambuin
abessive bambutta bambuitta
comitative bambuineen
Possessive forms of bambu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person bambuni bambumme
2nd person bambusi bambunne
3rd person bambunsa

Derived terms[edit]


Guugu Yimidhirr[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bamboo, from Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun[edit]

bambu

  1. bamboo (plant)
  2. bamboo (wood)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bambu, from Tamil வேம்பு (vēmpu). Cognate of Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbambu]
  • Hyphenation: bam‧bu

Noun[edit]

bambu (plural bambu-bambu, first-person possessive bambuku, second-person possessive bambumu, third-person possessive bambunya)

  1. bamboo (plant)
  2. bamboo (wood)

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Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil வேம்பு (vēmpu). Cognate of Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bambu (Jawi spelling بمبو, plural bambu-bambu)

  1. bamboo (plant)
  2. bamboo (wood)

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: bambu
  • Portuguese: bambu (see there for further descendants)
  • Tok Pisin: mambu

Moore[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bambou, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun[edit]

bambu

  1. bamboo (plant)

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɐ̃ˈbu/, [bɐ̃ˈbu]

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  • Hyphenation: bam‧bu
  • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

bambu m (plural bambus)

  1. bamboo

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun[edit]

bambu c (definite singular bambun, uncountable)

  1. bamboo (plant; material)