buis

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch buis, from Middle Dutch buse. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

buis (plural buise, diminutive buisie)

  1. tube, duct, pipe

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch buse. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

buis f (plural buizen, diminutive buisje n)

  1. pipe, duct
  2. (slang) television, compare tube
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: buis
  • Indonesian: bis
  • West Frisian: buis

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of wambuis.

Noun[edit]

buis n (plural buizen, diminutive buisje n)

  1. (historical) gambeson
  2. A type of coat or jacket.
  3. A type of blouse.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

buis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of buizen
  2. imperative of buizen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bois, form Latin buxus, from Ancient Greek πύξος (púxos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buis m (plural buis)

  1. box (tree)
  2. boxwood

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Ilocano[edit]

Noun[edit]

buís

  1. tax

Kapampangan[edit]

Noun[edit]

buís

  1. tax

Maguindanao[edit]

Noun[edit]

buís

  1. tax

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch buis, from Middle Dutch buse. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

buis c (plural buizen, diminutive buiske)

  1. tube, pipe, duct