bulbul

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See also: bülbül and Bülbül

English[edit]

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A bulbul.

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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", 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]


Burushaski[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بلبل‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulbul (plural bulbulisho)

  1. nightingale

References[edit]

Sadaf Munshi (2015), “Word Lists”, in Burushaski Language Documentation Project[1]


Matigsalug Manobo[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulbul

  1. (anatomy) hair

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulbul m (plural bulbules)

  1. bulbul