bungo

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See also: buŋo

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (ぶん)() (bungo, writing language).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bungo (uncountable)

  1. A Japanese written language established mainly during the Heian period, circa 900–1200 C.E., and commonly used until circa 1900.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bongo (large canoe).

Noun[edit]

bungo (plural bungos or bungoes)

  1. A kind of large canoe used in the southern United States, Central America, and South America.
    • 1828, an officer of the Colombian Navy, Recollections of a Service of Three Years During the War-of-Extermination:
      On the third day a bungo passed us, coming down the river from New Grenada, with a cargo and passengers to Santa Martha and the parts adjacent
    • 2005, William Harwar Parker, Recollections of a Confederate Naval Officer, Digital Antiquaria, →ISBN, page 159:
      He and a number of others bought a bungo (a large canoe), and in it actually started for San Francisco, a distance of more than three thousand miles. The party chose for leader one Chris. Lilly, a pugilist, []
  2. A large sailboat once used in Mexico.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ John Lloyd Stephens (1841): Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan: Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, volume 2. Published by Harper& Brothers. Page 383

Asi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *buŋuq.

Noun[edit]

bungô

  1. (anatomy) skull

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *buŋuq.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧ngo
  • IPA(key): /buˈŋoʔ/

Noun[edit]

bungô

  1. (anatomy) skull
  2. (anatomy) skeleton
    Synonym: kalabera

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bungo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぶんご

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *buŋuq.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧ngo
  • IPA(key): /buˈŋoʔ/, [bʊˈŋoʔ]
  • Rhymes: -oʔ

Noun[edit]

bungô

  1. (anatomy) skull

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