barua

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi बद्दुआ (badduā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barua (Jawi spellingباروا⁩, plural barua-barua, informal 1st possessive baruaku, 2nd possessive baruamu, 3rd possessive baruanya)

  1. A pimp; someone who seeks prostitutes for customers.
    Synonyms: alku, jaruman, pinang muda
  2. A person hired to perform vice or crimes.
  3. (vulgar, derogatory) A bastard.

Further reading[edit]

Swahili[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Omani Arabicبروة(barwa).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

barua (n class, plural barua)

  1. letter (written message)

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