besi

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See also: besí and běsi

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

besi

  1. Romanization of ᬩᭂᬲᬶ

Bilba[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi, from Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

besi

  1. inflection of besar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Central Melanau[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi, from Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Dairi Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi, from Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Indonesian[edit]

Chemical element
Fe
Previous: mangan (Mn)
Next: kobalt (Co)

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi, from Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bəˈsi]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bê‧si

Noun[edit]

bêsi (first-person possessive besiku, second-person possessive besimu, third-person possessive besinya)

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Karo Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi, from Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Komodo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi, from Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms
Chemical element
Fe
Previous: mangan (Mn)
Next: kobalt (Co)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

besi (Jawi spellingبسي⁩, informal 1st possessive besiku, 2nd possessive besimu, 3rd possessive besinya)

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pijnappel, Jan (1875), “بسي bĕsi”, in Maleisch-Hollandsch woordenboek, John Enschede en Zonen, Frederik Muller, pages 53
  • Wilkinson, Richard James (1901), “بسي bĕsi”, in A Malay-English dictionary, Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh limited, page 100
  • Wilkinson, Richard James (1932), “bĕsi”, in A Malay-English dictionary (romanised), volume I, Mytilene, Greece: Salavopoulos & Kinderlis, pages 131

Further reading[edit]

Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

besi

  1. Alternative form of bisy

Rembong[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi, from Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Sakizaya[edit]

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (anatomy) gall bladder
  2. bubble

Sasak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

Swahili[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Borrowed from English bass.

Noun[edit]

besi (needs class)

  1. bass

Etymology 2[edit]

Swahili Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sw

Borrowed from English base.

Noun[edit]

besi (needs class)

  1. (chemistry) base

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. iron

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi, from Proto-Malayic *bəsi, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *bəsi.

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. (physics, chemistry, metallurgy) iron (element)

West Makian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay besi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

besi

  1. iron (metal)

References[edit]

  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary[1], Pacific linguistics