bulbul

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See also: bülbül, Bülbül, and بلبل

English[edit]

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A bulbul.

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Persian بلبل(bulbul) or from Arabic بُلْبُل(bulbul).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbʊlbʊl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bulbul (plural bulbuls)

  1. Any of several passerine songbirds, of the family Pycnonotidae (currently, 27 genera recognized), native to Africa and parts of Asia, sometimes known as the ‘nightingale of the East’.
    • 1904, Saki, “Reginald's Rubaiyat”, in Reginald:
      ‘Of course, if you want something really Persian and passionate, with red wine and bulbuls in it,’ I went on to suggest; but she grabbed the book from me.

Synonyms[edit]

(alternate names of birds in the bulbul family)

Translations[edit]

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay bulbul, from Classical Persian بلبل(bulbul) or from Arabic بُلْبُل(bulbul).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulbul (plural bulbul-bulbul, first-person possessive bulbulku, second-person possessive bulbulmu, third-person possessive bulbulnya)

  1. nightingale
  2. bulbul

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohammad Khosh Haikal Azad (2018), “Historical Cultural Linkages between Iran and Southeast Asia: Entered Persian Vocabularies in the Malay Language”, in Journal of Cultural Relation, page 117-144

Further reading[edit]

Isnag[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Cebuano bulbol.

Noun[edit]

bulbul

  1. pubic hair

Matigsalug Manobo[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulbul

  1. (anatomy) hair

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بُلْبُل(bulbul).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bulˈbul/ [bulˈβ̞ul]
  • Rhymes: -ul
  • Syllabification: bul‧bul

Noun[edit]

bulbul m (plural bulbules)

  1. bulbul

Further reading[edit]

Tausug[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bulu (hair).

Noun[edit]

bulbul

  1. fur, hair
  2. feather

Derived terms[edit]

Thao[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulbul

  1. distiller's yeast; brewer's yeast
  2. dust