bata

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See also: batá, bàta, bàtá, bâta, batā, bâtă, bată, and bata-

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bata drums (from left: Okónkolo, Iyá, Itótele)

bata (plural bata)

  1. Ethnic ceremonial double-headed drums played in triplet in the religion of Santería, especially in Cuba and Puerto Rico, originally from the Yoruba of Nigeria.

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Cebuano[edit]

Noun[edit]

bata

  1. baby, juvenile, young
  2. girl, boy
  3. child, son, daughter
  4. sprout

Adjective[edit]

bata

  1. juvenile, young

Verb[edit]

bata

  1. spend (someone's) early years in, spend childhood years in
  2. grow up (by or in an area or town)

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

bata (Northern dialect)

  1. little brother

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Corresponding words in standard Crimean Tatar: kadâ, qardaş.

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

báta

  1. nightshirt, nightgown

Noun[edit]

bátà

  1. child, baby, boy, girl
  2. son, daughter
  3. servant

Noun[edit]

batâ

  1. uncle

Verb[edit]

bátà

  1. to give birth

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle English batte (bat), from Old French batte (pestle), from the verb batre (to beat), from Latin battuō, perhaps of Celtic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bata m (genitive singular bata, nominative plural bataí)

  1. stick
  2. baton
  3. (of wind) gust
  4. (of drink) measure

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bata bhata mbata
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • bata” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "bata" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “bata” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “bata” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

bata

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of bater
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of bater
  3. First-person singular (eu) affirmative imperative of bater
  4. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of bater
  5. First-person singular (eu) negative imperative of bater
  6. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of bater

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bata m (plural bataichean)

  1. a staff, a walking stick

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ouate.

Noun[edit]

bata f (plural batas)

  1. dressing gown
  2. lab coat

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Verb[edit]

bata

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of batir.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of batir.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of batir.

Swahili[edit]

bata

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَطّ (baṭṭ).

Noun[edit]

bata (ma class, plural mabata)

  1. duck (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae)

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bata

  1. baby; child (prepubescent human)
  2. youngster
  3. protege
  4. sweetheart

Adjective[edit]

bata

  1. young
  2. junior
  3. childish; childlike
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bata

  1. robe; dressing gown

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bata

  1. to persevere; to endure, to bear
  2. to grow young again; to be rejuvenated

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

English butter

Noun[edit]

bata

  1. butter

Etymology 2[edit]

Unclear; probably from English betel

Noun[edit]

bata

  1. betel
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