bigote

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bigote m (plural bigotes)

  1. moustache (hair on upper lip)

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bigote.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bi‧go‧te
  • IPA(key): /biˈɡote/

Noun[edit]

bigote

  1. moustache
    Halaba an saiyang bigote.
    His moustache is long.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bi.ɡɔt/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

bigote

  1. feminine singular of bigot

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from German bei Gott (by God), because, when taking an oath, some men, once they said "by God", aimed at the superior lip with the index finger, symbolising forming the cross with the fingers and kissing it. Compare Portuguese bigode.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bigote m (plural bigotes)

  1. moustache, mustache; moustaches, mustaches
  2. whisker, whiskers

Usage notes[edit]

May be used in the singular or plural with the same meaning, as in English.


Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bigote.

Noun[edit]

bigóte

  1. moustache

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from German bei Gott (by God), because, when taking an oath, some men, once they said "by God", aimed at the upper lip with the index finger, symbolising forming the cross with the fingers and kissing it. Compare Portuguese bigode.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biˈɡote/, [biˈɣ̞o.t̪e]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bigote m (plural bigotes)

  1. moustache, mustache; moustaches, mustaches
  2. whisker, whiskers (used when it's large and thick) (often in plural)

Usage notes[edit]

May be used in the singular or plural with the same meaning, as in English.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Bikol Central: bigote
  • Cebuano: bigote
  • Hiligaynon: bigote
  • Tagalog: bigote
  • Yogad: bigote

Related terms[edit]

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Further reading[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bigote.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bi‧go‧te
  • IPA(key): /biˈɡote/, [bɪˈɣote]

Noun[edit]

bigote

  1. moustache
    Synonym: misay
    Mahaba ang kanyang bigote.
    His moustache is long.

See also[edit]


Yogad[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bigote.

Noun[edit]

bigote

  1. moustache