bato

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See also: Bato, bato-, and Bāto

Antillean Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bateau.

Noun[edit]

bato

  1. boat

Awabakal[edit]

Noun[edit]

bato

  1. water
    • 1892, An Australian Language as Spoken by the Awabakal[1] (in English):
      Bato, m., water

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Bikol Central[edit]

Noun[edit]

bató

  1. (anatomy) kidney

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

bato

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of batre

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *batu, from Proto-Austronesian *batu. Compare Fijian vatu, Hawaiian haku, Hiligaynon bato, Indonesian batu, Kapampangan batu, Malagasy vato, Malay batu and Maori whatu.

Noun[edit]

bato

  1. a stone; a pebble, rock, or boulder
  2. a gem
  3. a calculus in the kidney; a kidney stone
  4. a gallstone
  5. (metonymically) the kidney
  6. (bingo) a token, a pebble or seed used to mark a bingo card.

Verb[edit]

bato

  1. to stone; to pelt with stones
  2. (by extension) to hurl an object at someone or something
  3. to throw out a question
  4. to embroil; to cause to be involved
  5. to turn into stone
  6. to harden like a rock

Adjective[edit]

bato

  1. made or built of stone
  2. made of concrete building material
  3. hard as stone; stonehard
  4. resembling a rock or stone; rocklike; stonelike

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:bato.

Derived terms[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bati +‎ -o

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbato/
  • Hyphenation: bat‧o
  • Rhymes: -ato

Noun[edit]

bato (accusative singular baton, plural batoj, accusative plural batojn)

  1. blow, hit, strike, stroke (physical attack, punch)
    Synonym: frapo

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bateau (boat).

Noun[edit]

bato

  1. boat, ship

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *batu, from Proto-Austronesian *batu (compare Cebuano bato, Fijian vatu, Hawaiian haku, Ilocano bato, Indonesian batu, Kapampangan batu, Malagasy vato, Malay batu, Maori whatu, Sundanese batu, Tagalog bato).

Noun[edit]

bató

  1. rock, stone, cobble

Verb[edit]

bató

  1. to stone

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

báto

  1. a complete thing, the whole
  2. a piece of anything that is round or cubic in shape

Verb[edit]

bátò

  1. to resist or oppose
  2. to rise up
  3. to backtalk

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

bato (plural bati)

  1. beating

Derived terms[edit]


Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *batu, from Proto-Austronesian *batu (compare Cebuano bato, Fijian vatu, Hawaiian haku, Hiligaynon bato, Indonesian batu, Kapampangan batu, Malagasy vato, Malay batu, Maori whatu, Sundanese batu, Tagalog bato).

Noun[edit]

bato

  1. rock, stone, cobble

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

batō

  1. dative singular of batus
  2. ablative singular of batus

Lingala[edit]

Noun[edit]

bato class 2

  1. plural of mota

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bateau

Noun[edit]

bato

  1. boat

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

bato

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of bater

Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bateau

Noun[edit]

bato

  1. boat

References[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbato/, [ˈbat̪o]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

bato m (plural batos)

  1. (dated) dork, dimwit
  2. (Latin America, informal) young man, youth
  3. (Mexico, colloquial) chump, punk
  4. (Mexico, colloquial) dude, guy, buddy
Synonyms[edit]
  • (a young man)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Caló bato.

Noun[edit]

bato m (plural batos)

  1. (Spain, slang) father
    Synonyms: padre, papá, jefe

Verb[edit]

bato

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of batir.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *batu, from Proto-Austronesian *batu (compare Cebuano bato, Fijian vatu, Hawaiian haku, Hiligaynon bato, Ilocano bato, Indonesian batu, Kapampangan batu, Malagasy vato, Malay batu, Maori whatu, Sundanese batu).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.ˈto/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bató

  1. stone
  2. (anatomy) kidney
  3. gallstone
  4. gem; jewel
  5. knot in wood
  6. (idiomatic, colloquial) A bored person.
  7. (slang) methamphetamine

Verb[edit]

bato

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial) to be bored
    Nababato na ako sa kahihintay.I am almost turning into stone from all the waiting.

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

batò

  1. chief piece in a game of native quoits called "tangga"