bau

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See also: Bau, baú, báu, bầu, bậu, and ba'u

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic (bāo) (Mandarin bāo, Cantonese baau1).

Noun[edit]

bau (uncountable)

  1. Any of various types of steamed bread used in Chinese cuisine

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bau m (plural baux)

  1. (nautical) crossbeam

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bau, from Proto-Malayic *bau, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bahu, *bahuq.

Noun[edit]

bau (plural bau-bau)

  1. smell (sensation)

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Italian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

bau

  1. bow wow (sound of a dog barking)

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

bau

  1. (sumti tcita: x1-sumti modal of bangu) in language
    mi nelci lo nu tavla bau la lojban.tw
    I like to talk in Lojban.

Rafsi[edit]

bau

  1. rafsi of bangu.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *bau, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bahu, *bahuq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bau (plural bau-bau)

  1. smell (sensation)

Palauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bahuq or Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bahu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bau

  1. smell, odor, scent

Verb[edit]

bau

  1. (stative) sore, irritated

References[edit]

  • bau in Palauan Language Online: Palauan-English Dictionary, at tekinged.com.
  • bau in Palauan-English Dictionary, at trussel2.com.
  • bau in Lewis S. Josephs; Edwin G. McManus; Masa-aki Emesiochel (1977) Palauan-English Dictionary, University Press of Hawaii, ISBN 9780824804503, page 7.

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

bau

  1. Soft mutation of pau.