bua

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Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧a

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

buá

  1. a crazy person
  2. a mentally challenged person
  3. a hippie
  4. a fool

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Childish variant of buba (pimple), from Medieval Latin būbō (bubo), from Ancient Greek βουβών (boubṓn, groin, swelling).

Noun[edit]

bua f (plural bues)

  1. pimple
  2. (childish) badness
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alteration of gúa.

Noun[edit]

bua f (plural bues)

  1. (archaic, nautical, metrology) A unit of length used in measuring ships. Approximately the same as a yard, it was defined as 4 pams (spans).

See also[edit]

  • cana (fathom)
  • pam (span)

Further reading[edit]


Dagbani[edit]

Noun[edit]

bua

  1. goat

Gagauz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *buka.

Noun[edit]

bua (definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. ox

Garo[edit]

Verb[edit]

bua

  1. to pierce

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese voar. Cognate with Kabuverdianu bua.

Verb[edit]

bua

  1. to fly (in the sky)

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish búaid; compare Scottish Gaelic buaidh, Breton buz, Welsh budd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bua m (genitive singular bua, nominative plural buanna)

  1. (sports, competition) victory, win
  2. talent, gift, faculty, forte (ability)
  3. merit
  4. destiny

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bua

  1. analytic subjunctive of buaigh

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bua bhua mbua
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bua f (plural bue)

  1. (childish) pain, discomfort

Anagrams[edit]


Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese voar.

Verb[edit]

bua

  1. to fly (in the sky)

Kokborok[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s/p-wa.

Noun[edit]

bua

  1. teeth

References[edit]

  • Debbarma, Binoy (2001), “bua”, in Concise Kokborok-English-Bengali Dictionary, Language Wing, Education Department, TTAADC, →ISBN, page 27

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeia

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bua f sg (genitive buae); first declension

  1. The sound made by infants when asking for their drink; baba.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative bua
Genitive buae
Dative buae
Accusative buam
Ablative buā
Vocative bua

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Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

bua

  1. sarong; blanket

Nias[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buaq, from Proto-Austronesian *buaq.

Noun[edit]

bua (mutated form mbua)

  1. fruit

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sundermann, Heinrich. 1905. Niassisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Moers: Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen, p. 37.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

bua f

  1. definite singular of bu

Puyuma[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *buaq (compare Malay buah, Hawaiian hua).

Noun[edit]

bua

  1. fruit

Sotho[edit]

Verb[edit]

bua

  1. to speak

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bu +‎ -a.

Verb[edit]

bua (present buar, preterite buade, supine buat, imperative bua)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to boo

Conjugation[edit]

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Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bua

  1. a termite

References[edit]

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

Tswana[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bua

  1. to speak

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bua

  1. to skin an animal