butang

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧tang
  • IPA(key): /buˈtaŋ/, [bʊˈt̪aŋ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bisayan *butaŋ. Compare Hiligaynon butang, Waray-Waray butang.

Noun[edit]

butang

  1. that which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept
  2. a possession; something that is owned
  3. an individual object or distinct entity

Verb[edit]

butang

  1. to put something down
  2. to place; to put (an object or person) in a specific location

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb. Compare butangan.

Noun[edit]

butang

  1. a beating; the action by which someone is beaten

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:butang.


Hiligaynon[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

butang

  1. item, matter,stuff, thing
  2. place

Usage notes[edit]

This word is used for anything that exists as well as anything that is perceived to exist.

Verb[edit]

butang

  1. to place an object, usually on a surface

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay butang, from Portuguese botão. Doublet of botang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbutaŋ]
  • Hyphenation: bu‧tang

Noun[edit]

butang (first-person possessive butangku, second-person possessive butangmu, third-person possessive butangnya)

  1. button: a knob or disc that is passed through a loop or (buttonhole), serving as a fastener.

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bu‧tang
  • IPA(key): /buˈtaŋ/, [bʊˈtaŋ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Cebuano butang (to place). Compare butangan.

Noun[edit]

butáng

  1. act of beating or hitting a person mercilessly (as of a thug)
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Cebuano butang (thing).

Noun[edit]

butáng

  1. (physics) matter
    Synonym: materya

References[edit]

  • Maugnaying Talasalitaang Pang-agham Ingles-Pilipino

Yagara[edit]

Noun[edit]

butang

  1. Alternative form of budang.

References[edit]

  • Eipper, Christopher, STATEMENT OF THE ORIGIN, CONDITION, AND PROSPECTS, OF THE GERMAN MISSION TO THE ABORIGINES AT MORETON BAY, CONDUCTED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN NEW SOUTH WALES, 1841.