bui

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See also: buí, Búi, Bùi, and bụi

Acehnese[edit]

bui

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *babuy, from Proto-Austronesian *babuy.

Noun[edit]

bui

  1. pig (mammal of genus Sus)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin, with no known cognates in Germanic. The word may be related to Ancient Greek φῦσα (phûsa, blast of wind, breath); see that entry for cognates.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bœy̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bui
  • Rhymes: -œy̯

Noun[edit]

bui f (plural buien, diminutive buitje n)

  1. shower (rain), or generally a bout (of bad weather such as snow)
  2. mood
  3. (dated) gust, current of wind

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: bui
  • German:
  • → Norwegian Bokmål: byge
  • West Frisian: bui

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mann, S. E. (1963). Armenian and Indo-European: Historical Phonology. United Kingdom: Luzac, p. 42

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch boei (buoy, shackle), from Middle Dutch boeye, from Old French boie (fetter, chain, clog), from Latin boia ((leather) collar, band, fetter).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbui̯]
  • Hyphenation: bui

Noun[edit]

bui (first-person possessive buiku, second-person possessive buimu, third-person possessive buinya)

  1. buoy.
  2. (colloquial) prison
    Synonym: penjara

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bui

  1. masculine plural of buio

Noun[edit]

bui m

  1. plural of buio

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bui

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぶい
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ブイ

Lombard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Italian bollire and French bouillir, from Latin bulla.

Verb[edit]

bui

  1. to boil

Middle Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bui (conjunct ·bui)

  1. third-person singular preterite absolute/conjunct of at·tá

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bui bui
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbui
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

bui f

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite singular of bu

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch boei.

Noun[edit]

bui

  1. bracelet
  2. fetter, bond

Southeastern Tepehuan[edit]

Noun[edit]

bui

  1. eye

Yagara[edit]

Noun[edit]

bui

  1. black snake

References[edit]