datu

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See also: dátú and Datu

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

datu

  1. Romanization of ᬤᬢᬸ

Basque[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish dato.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

datu inan

  1. data

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "datu" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • datu” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Cebuano[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *datu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *datu (lineage priest). Uncertain. Related to Malay datuk, and Fijian ratu. The sense of being wealthy stemmed from the datus being prosperous members of pre-Hispanic societies.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

datu

  1. (chiefly historical) a datu
  2. a wealthy person.

Adjective[edit]

datu

  1. wealthy.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:datu.

Esperanto[edit]

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Verb[edit]

datu

  1. imperative of dati

Higaonon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *datu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *datu (lineage priest).

Noun[edit]

datu

  1. king

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay datu, from Old Malay dātu (king), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *datu (lineage priest). Doublet of datuk and ratu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdatu/
  • Hyphenation: da‧tu

Noun[edit]

datu (plural datu-datu, first-person possessive datuku, second-person possessive datumu, third-person possessive datunya)

  1. (literary) monarch
    Synonyms: raja (king), ratu (queen)
  2. (Minangkabau) shaman, medicine man
    Synonym: dukun
  3. sacred person; passed away person
  4. (Bima) Datu

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

datū

  1. ablative singular of datus

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *datu. Cognate to Javanese ꦫꦠꦸ (ratu).

First attested in the Kota Kapur inscription, 686 CE, as Old Malay [script needed] (dātu, king)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

datu (Jawi spellingداتو⁩, plural datu-datu, informal 1st possessive datuku, 2nd possessive datumu, 3rd possessive datunya)

  1. king (a male of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation)
    Synonym: raja

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: datu

Further reading[edit]

Palawan Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *datu.

Noun[edit]

datu

  1. (religion) priest, traditional medicine practitioner

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *datu. Compare with Fijian ratu, Javanese ꦫꦠꦸ (ratu), and Malay datu. Doublet of dato.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: da‧tu
  • IPA(key): /ˈdatu/, [ˈda.tʊ]
  • IPA(key): /ˈdatuʔ/, [ˈda.tʊʔ] (obsolete)

Noun[edit]

datu (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜆᜓ)

  1. (historical, politics) datu (title denoting a ruler of various pre-colonial and modern indigenous peoples of the Philippines)

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Further reading[edit]

  • datu”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018