buwan

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Cebuano[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *bulan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bulan, from Proto-Austronesian *bulaN.

Noun[edit]

buwan

  1. the Earth's moon; the planet's only natural satellite; the Moon
  2. any natural satellite of a planet
  3. a month

Etymology 2[edit]

Named after its shape.

Noun[edit]

buwan

  1. in bato lata; the ring or circle where the can is placed or made to stand

Verb[edit]

buwan

  1. in bato lata; in an event of a standing; to use the (buwan) as an attack line

Tagalog[edit]

buwan

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Austronesian (compare Cebuano bulan, Chamorro pulan, Fijian vula, Hiligaynon bulan, Ilocano bulan, Indonesian bulan, Javanese bulan, Kapampangan bulan, Malagasy volana, Malay bulan, Sundanese bulan).

Noun[edit]

buwán

  1. moon
  2. month