ibu

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See also: IBU and .ibu

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ibu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɪbu]
  • Hyphenation: ibu

Noun[edit]

ibu (plural para ibu, ibu-ibu, first-person possessive ibuku, second-person possessive ibumu, third-person possessive ibunya)

  1. mother
    1. a (human) female who has given birth to a baby, who parents an adopted or fostered child, or who donates a fertilized egg or donates a body cell which has resulted in a clone.
      Synonyms: biyung, bunda, emak, embok, ibu, ibunda, ibung, indung, mak, mama, mami, mandeh, mbok, umi
    2. something that is the greatest or most significant of its kind.
  2. madam: A polite form of address for a woman or lady.
  3. you (very formal)

Usage notes[edit]

  • bu more often meaning "ma'am".

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Kavalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibu

  1. ash

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibu (Jawi spelling ايبو‎, plural ibu-ibu, informal 1st possessive ibuku, impolite 2nd possessive ibumu, 3rd possessive ibunya)

  1. mother

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *jabai

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Conjunction[edit]

ibu

  1. if

References[edit]

  1. Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer, Second Edition

Yogad[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibu

  1. urine