bui

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See also: Bui, BUI, buí, bùi, Bùi, búi, Búi, bụi, and buì

Acehnese[edit]

bui

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic *babuy, 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, episode
  3. (dated) gust, current of wind

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: bui
  • German:
  • Norwegian Bokmål: byge
  • Papiamentu: beis
  • ? Saterland Frisian: Böije
  • 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

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of buì.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

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

Pazeh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Taiwanese Hokkien (boe̍h).

Noun[edit]

bui

  1. footwear, socks

References[edit]

  • Paul Jen-kuei Li (李壬癸); Shigeru Tsuchida (土田滋) (2001) Pazih Dictionary (巴宰語詞典), Taipei: Academia Sinica, Institute of Linguistics.

Southeastern Tepehuan[edit]

Noun[edit]

bui

  1. eye

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch boei.

Noun[edit]

bui

  1. bracelet
  2. fetter, bond

Yagara[edit]

Noun[edit]

bui

  1. black snake

References[edit]