buaya

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *buqaya, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya, from Proto-Austronesian *buqaya.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧a‧ya
  • IPA(key): /buˈʔaja/
  • IPA(key): /ˈbuaja/ (relaxed pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

buaya

  1. crocodile; alligator

Adjective[edit]

buaya

  1. languid; lacking in spirit

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *buhaya, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya, from Proto-Austronesian *buqaya (compare Malay buaya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buaya

  1. crocodile (reptile)

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay buaya, from Proto-Malayic *buhaya, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya, from Proto-Austronesian *buqaya.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧a‧ya
  • IPA(key): /buˈʔaja/, [bʊˈʔajʌ]

Noun[edit]

buaya

  1. crocodile
  2. (by extension) alligator
  3. leather produced from crocodile skin
  4. (sports slang, especially basketball) ball hog

Adjective[edit]

buaya

  1. characteristic of a ball hog

Derived terms[edit]

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:buaya.


Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hiligaynon buaya.

Noun[edit]

buaya

  1. crocodile

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bua‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈbwaja/, [ˈbwɐ.ja]

Noun[edit]

buaya

  1. crocodile

Derived terms[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Malay buaya, from Proto-Malayic *buhaya, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya, from Proto-Austronesian *buqaya.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [buˈaja]
  • Hyphenation: bu‧a‧ya

Noun[edit]

buaya (first-person possessive buayaku, second-person possessive buayamu, third-person possessive buayanya)

  1. crocodile (reptile)
  2. (figuratively, slang) ellipsis of buaya darat (playboy, womanizer).

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Further reading[edit]


Maguindanao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya.

Noun[edit]

buaya

  1. crocodile

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *buhaya, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya, from Proto-Austronesian *buqaya.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buaya (Jawi spelling بوايا‎, plural buaya-buaya, informal 1st possessive buayaku, 2nd possessive buayamu, 3rd possessive buayanya)

  1. crocodile (reptile)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: buaya
  • Min Nan: 末仔, 峇囝 (bôa-iá; bā-kiáⁿ)

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧a‧ya
  • IPA(key): /buˈaja/, [ˈbwa.jɐ]

Noun[edit]

buaya (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜓᜀᜌ)

  1. Obsolete spelling of buwaya (crocodile)

Tausug[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya.

Noun[edit]

buaya

  1. crocodile

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hausa bùwāyā̀.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bùáyà

  1. to be large, to be expensive, (in degree or quantity)
    Synonym: tóbi
    owóo rẹ̀ẹ́ bùáyàHe has a large amount of money

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