buwa

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Cebuano[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish burbuja (bubble).

Noun[edit]

buwa

  1. a bubble
  2. substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains; froth; foam
  3. the foam made by rapidly stirring soap and water; lather

Verb[edit]

buwa

  1. to bubble
  2. to lather; to cover with suds; to lather up
  3. to form or emit foam
  4. to spew saliva as foam, to foam at the mouth
  5. to create froth in (a liquid)

Adjective[edit]

buwa

  1. bubbly

Etymology 2[edit]

The spongy texture being likened to foam.

Noun[edit]

buwa

  1. the cotyledon of a coconut; a coconut apple; a coconut embryo

Ilocano[edit]

Noun[edit]

buwa

  1. betel nut

Limos Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

buwá

  1. betel nut

Lubuagan Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

buwa

  1. betel nut

Mende[edit]

Noun[edit]

buwa

  1. butterfly

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

buwâ

  1. (medicine) prolapsed uterus