bituin

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *bituqən, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bituqən, from Proto-Austronesian *bituqən. Compare Bikol Central bituon, Cebuano bituon, Kapampangan batuin, and Malay bintang. Possibly related to etymology 2.

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bituín or bituin (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜒᜆᜓᜁᜈ᜔)

  1. star
    Synonyms: estrelya, astro, tala
  2. (chiefly acting, figurative) star; celebrity
    Synonym: tala
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Etymology 2[edit]

From bito (dot; mark) +‎ -in.

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Verb[edit]

bituin (complete binito, progressive binibito, contemplative bibituin, Baybayin spelling ᜊᜒᜆᜓᜁᜈ᜔) (obsolete)

  1. to be marked off; to be demarcated
    Bituin mo yari.
    Mark this off.
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