debu

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English debut, from French début, from Middle French, derivative of débuter (to move, begin), from dé- + but (mark, goal), from Old French but (aim, goal, end, target), from Old French butte (mound, knoll, target), from Frankish *but (stump, log), or from Old Norse bútr (log, stump, butt); both from Proto-Germanic *butą (end, piece), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeud- (to beat, push).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: de‧bu

Noun[edit]

debu

  1. a traditional coming-of-age party which celebrates a young woman's eighteenth birthday
  2. (bingo) the number eighteen

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay debu, from Proto-Malayic *dəbu.

Noun[edit]

debu

  1. ash (solid remains of a fire)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

debu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of でぶ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of デブ

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *dəbu.

Noun[edit]

debu (Jawi spelling دبو, plural debu-debu)

  1. dust (fine, dry air particles)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

debu (Jawi spelling دبو)

  1. (classical) I (personal pronoun)
  2. (classical) me (direct object of a verb)
  3. (classical) me (object of a preposition)
  4. (classical) me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. (classical) my (belonging to me)
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