bu

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English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

bu

  1. bushel, a unit of weight or dry measure

Anagrams[edit]


Acehnese[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. rice
  2. food in general
    Ka lheuh pajôh bu?
    Have you eaten yet?

Amanab[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • John R. Roberts, Namia and Amanab Grammar Essentials (1992, SIL)

Amasi[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. dog (canine)

References[edit]

  • Africana Marburgensia (1973)

Bukawa[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • William Eckermann, A Descriptive Grammar of the Bukawa Language of the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea (2007)

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bu

  1. this

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bōs, bovem.

Noun[edit]

bu m ‎(plural buč)

  1. ox

Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bu

  1. imperative of bue

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bu m ‎(feminine singular bue, masculine plural bus, feminine plural bues)

  1. past participle of boire
    J'ai bu deux verres de vin. - I have drunk two glasses of wine.
    As-tu bu? - Have you been drinking?

Gresi[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

bu m ‎(invariable)

  1. A unit of length equal to 1.818 metres ()
  2. A unit or area equal to 3.306 metres2 ()
  3. A tenth (decimal) ()

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bu

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Kapauri[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]


Kemtuik[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

bu ‎(rafsi bu'i or bus)

  1. used (either as a suffix or following another word) to form vowel, ".", ",", and non-Lojban letterals

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word to which this cmavo gets suffixed to becomes a compound cmavo of selma'o BY.

Derived terms[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Verb[edit]

bu

  1. second-person singular passive of byś
  2. third-person singular passive of byś

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. mother

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Mekwei[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]


Mlap[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]


Nimboran[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]


Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

bu

  1. past participle of baithe

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [bʉʷː]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish bo, from Old Norse búa ‎(to prepare, finish, make preparations, equip), cognate with Old English būan, Old Frisian buwa, Old Saxon būan and Old High German būan (whence German bauen).

Verb[edit]

bu ‎(imperative bu, present tense bur, past tense budde, past participle budd or butt, present participle buande)

  1. to live (have permanent residence), stay
  2. to be, to dwell, to be in

References[edit]

“bu” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu m ‎(oblique plural bus, nominative singular bus, nominative plural bu)

  1. chest; thorax

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (bu)

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu ?

  1. (Western dialect) dwelling.

References[edit]


Pa[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. (woman's) breast

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing McElhanon and Voorhoeve (1970), Shaw (1973) and Shaw (1986)
  • Possible Cognates Between Kamula and Pa, chart 10, page 16, in Papers in New Guinea Linguistics, issues 17-20 (1990)

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

bu

  1. An onomatopoeic interjection imitating the sound of crying, usually written with two or more 'u's.

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

bu!

  1. boo (loud exclamation intended to scare someone)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Verb[edit]

bu

  1. past tense of is

Sentani[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

bu

  1. (Kajkavian) third-person singular future form of biti.

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

bu

  1. boo; a loud exclamation intended to scare someone, usually a child.
  2. boo; an exclamation used to indicate derision or disapproval of what has just occurred.

Tabla[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. water

References[edit]


Tarao[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. rice

Derived terms[edit]

  • bular ‎(famine)

References[edit]

  • 2002, Chungkham Yashwanta Singh, Tarao Grammar

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic 𐰉𐰆 ‎(bu, this), from Proto-Turkic *bu(-n) ‎(this).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bu

  1. this
    bu bir ev
    this is a house
    bunu sevmedim
    I did not like this
    bunlar benim kitaplarım
    these are my books

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Uzbek[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bu ‎(Cyrillic spelling бу)

  1. this (demonstrative pronoun used to indicate a thing in the immediate vicinity of the speaker)
    Bu eshik.
    This is a door. / This door.

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /bɨː/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /biː/

Verb[edit]

bu

  1. third-person singular past of bod

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bu fu mu unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Woi[edit]

Noun[edit]

bu

  1. knee