baobab

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English[edit]

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A baobab.
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabicأَبُو حِبَاب(ʔabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from ⁧أَبُو(ʔabū, father) + ⁧حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪə(ʊ)bab/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪoʊˌbæb/, /ˈbaʊbæb/
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Noun[edit]

baobab (plural baobabs)

  1. A tree, Adansonia digitata, native to tropical Africa, having a broad swollen trunk and edible gourd-like hanging fruits.
    Synonyms: African baobab, cream of tartar tree, monkey bread, sour gourd, tabaldi, tebeldi, upside-down tree
  2. Any tree of the genus Adansonia.

Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: バオバブ (baobabu)

Translations[edit]

Dagbani[edit]

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Noun[edit]

baobab

  1. Alternative form of tuwa

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabicأَبُو حِبَاب(ʔabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from ⁧أَبُو(ʔabū, father) + ⁧حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Noun[edit]

baobab c (singular definite baobabben, plural indefinite baobabber)

  1. baobab

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabicأَبُو حِبَاب(ʔabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from ⁧أَبُو(ʔabū, father) + ⁧حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaː.oː.bɑp/, /baː.oːˈbɑp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ba‧o‧bab

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab, any tree of the genus Adansonia.
    Synonyms: apenboom, apenbroodboom

Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Medieval Latin bahobab.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑobɑb/, [ˈbɑ̝o̞bɑ̝b]
  • Rhymes: -ɑobɑb
  • Syllabification(key): ba‧o‧bab

Noun[edit]

baobab

  1. baobab, any tree of the genus Adansonia.
    Synonyms: apinanleipäpuu, baobabpuu

Declension[edit]

Inflection of baobab (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative baobab baobabit
genitive baobabin baobabien
partitive baobabia baobabeja
illative baobabiin baobabeihin
singular plural
nominative baobab baobabit
accusative nom. baobab baobabit
gen. baobabin
genitive baobabin baobabien
partitive baobabia baobabeja
inessive baobabissa baobabeissa
elative baobabista baobabeista
illative baobabiin baobabeihin
adessive baobabilla baobabeilla
ablative baobabilta baobabeilta
allative baobabille baobabeille
essive baobabina baobabeina
translative baobabiksi baobabeiksi
abessive baobabitta baobabeitta
instructive baobabein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of baobab (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative baobabini baobabini
accusative nom. baobabini baobabini
gen. baobabini
genitive baobabini baobabieni
partitive baobabiani baobabejani
inessive baobabissani baobabeissani
elative baobabistani baobabeistani
illative baobabiini baobabeihini
adessive baobabillani baobabeillani
ablative baobabiltani baobabeiltani
allative baobabilleni baobabeilleni
essive baobabinani baobabeinani
translative baobabikseni baobabeikseni
abessive baobabittani baobabeittani
instructive
comitative baobabeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative baobabisi baobabisi
accusative nom. baobabisi baobabisi
gen. baobabisi
genitive baobabisi baobabiesi
partitive baobabiasi baobabejasi
inessive baobabissasi baobabeissasi
elative baobabistasi baobabeistasi
illative baobabiisi baobabeihisi
adessive baobabillasi baobabeillasi
ablative baobabiltasi baobabeiltasi
allative baobabillesi baobabeillesi
essive baobabinasi baobabeinasi
translative baobabiksesi baobabeiksesi
abessive baobabittasi baobabeittasi
instructive
comitative baobabeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative baobabimme baobabimme
accusative nom. baobabimme baobabimme
gen. baobabimme
genitive baobabimme baobabiemme
partitive baobabiamme baobabejamme
inessive baobabissamme baobabeissamme
elative baobabistamme baobabeistamme
illative baobabiimme baobabeihimme
adessive baobabillamme baobabeillamme
ablative baobabiltamme baobabeiltamme
allative baobabillemme baobabeillemme
essive baobabinamme baobabeinamme
translative baobabiksemme baobabeiksemme
abessive baobabittamme baobabeittamme
instructive
comitative baobabeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative baobabinne baobabinne
accusative nom. baobabinne baobabinne
gen. baobabinne
genitive baobabinne baobabienne
partitive baobabianne baobabejanne
inessive baobabissanne baobabeissanne
elative baobabistanne baobabeistanne
illative baobabiinne baobabeihinne
adessive baobabillanne baobabeillanne
ablative baobabiltanne baobabeiltanne
allative baobabillenne baobabeillenne
essive baobabinanne baobabeinanne
translative baobabiksenne baobabeiksenne
abessive baobabittanne baobabeittanne
instructive
comitative baobabeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative baobabinsa baobabinsa
accusative nom. baobabinsa baobabinsa
gen. baobabinsa
genitive baobabinsa baobabiensa
partitive baobabiaan
baobabiansa
baobabejaan
baobabejansa
inessive baobabissaan
baobabissansa
baobabeissaan
baobabeissansa
elative baobabistaan
baobabistansa
baobabeistaan
baobabeistansa
illative baobabiinsa baobabeihinsa
adessive baobabillaan
baobabillansa
baobabeillaan
baobabeillansa
ablative baobabiltaan
baobabiltansa
baobabeiltaan
baobabeiltansa
allative baobabilleen
baobabillensa
baobabeilleen
baobabeillensa
essive baobabinaan
baobabinansa
baobabeinaan
baobabeinansa
translative baobabikseen
baobabiksensa
baobabeikseen
baobabeiksensa
abessive baobabittaan
baobabittansa
baobabeittaan
baobabeittansa
instructive
comitative baobabeineen
baobabeinensa

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicأَبُو حِبَاب(ʔabū ḥibāb, fruit of many seeds).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicأَبُو حِبَاب(ʔabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds).

Noun[edit]

baobab m (invariable)

  1. baobab (tree)

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French baobab.

Noun[edit]

baobab

  1. the baobab tree
  2. a type of concrete

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French baobab or English baobab, ultimately from Arabicأَبُو حِبَاب(ʔabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baobab m inan

  1. baobab (Adansonia digitata)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • baobab in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • baobab in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. Alternative form of baobá

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French baobab.

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabi)

  1. baobab, monkey bread

Declension[edit]

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabicأَبُو حِبَاب(ʔabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from ⁧أَبُو(ʔabū, father) + ⁧حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baoˈbab/ [ba.oˈβ̞aβ̞]
  • Rhymes: -ab
  • Syllabification: ba‧o‧bab

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]