buba

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See also: bubă, Bubă, búba, and búbá

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin būbō (bubo), from Ancient Greek βουβών (boubṓn, groin, swelling).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buba f (plural bubes)

  1. pimple
  2. pox

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Dení[edit]

Noun[edit]

buba f

  1. walking palm (Socratea exorrhiza)
  2. floor made from the wood of the walking palm
  3. floor

References[edit]

  • “buba” in Gordon Koop, Lois Koop, Dicionário deni-português, Associação Internacional de Lingüística - SIL Brasil, 1985.

Gamilaraay[edit]

buba

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buba

  1. biceps

References[edit]

  • (2003) Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Yuwaalayaay Dictionary

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bǫba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bûba/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧ba

Noun[edit]

bȕba f (Cyrillic spelling бу̏ба)

  1. bug
  2. beetle

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • buba” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Baoule buba (bark).[1]

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Noun[edit]

buba

  1. skin
    • 1855 April 23, “De slavernij en hare gruwelen in Suriname [Slavery and its horrors in Suriname]”, in Algemeen Handelsblad[1], Amsterdam, page 4:
      Pieri me na boeba, fo na ningre
      Strip me that Negro's skin off
  2. fur
  3. fleece
  4. peel
  5. shell
  6. husk
  7. crust
  8. bark
  9. sapwood
    • 1783, C. L. Schumann, Neger-Englisches Worterbuch [Negro English Dictionary]‎[2]:
      Kuljara va ju no habi bunne hudu, da buba soso
      Your canoe doesn't have proper wood, it's just sapwood.
  10. sheath

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Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

buba

  1. yaws

References[edit]

  • 2007, Swahili Medical Dictionary and Phrase Book, M J F Cooper

West Makian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

buba

  1. (stative) alternative form of boba (to call, summon)

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of buba (stative verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tibuba mibuba abuba
2nd person nibuba fibuba
3rd person inanimate ibuba dibuba
animate mabuba
imperative —, buba —, buba

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[3], Pacific linguistics

Yoruba[edit]

Obìnrin Yorùbá pẹ̀lú ìró àti bùbá, ìborùn àti gèlè
Ọkùnrin Yorùbá pẹ̀lú bùbá, ṣòkòtò, àti fìlà

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Noun[edit]

bùbá

  1. (fashion) blouse or outer garment worn by women
    Synonym: bùbá obìnrin
  2. (fashion) top or outer garment worn by men
    Synonym: bùbá ọkùnrin
  3. (fashion) inner garment worn by men typically under an agbada