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 Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪəʊbab/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪoʊˌbæb/, /ˈbaʊbæb/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æb

Noun[edit]

baobab (plural baobabs)

  1. A tree, Adansonia digitata (and similar species), native to tropical Africa, having a broad swollen trunk and edible gourd-like hanging fruits.
    Synonyms: cream of tartar tree, sour gourd

Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: バオバブ (baobabu)

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

baobab c (singular definite baobabben, plural indefinite baobabber)

  1. baobab

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, 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]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Medieval Latin bahobab.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑobɑb/, [ˈbɑo̞bɑb]
  • Rhymes: -ɑobɑb
  • Syllabification: 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
instructive baobabein
abessive baobabitta baobabeitta
comitative baobabeineen
Possessive forms of baobab (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person baobabini baobabimme
2nd person baobabisi baobabinne
3rd person baobabinsa

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, fruit of many seeds).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū 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]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

baobab m inan

  1. baobab (tree)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • baobab in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. Alternative form of baobá

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French baobab

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabi)

  1. baobab, monkey bread

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baoˈbab/, [ba.oˈβ̞aβ̞]

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab

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