laban

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See also: Laban, lábán, Labán, and la bàn

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

laban (uncountable)

  1. (uncommon) Alternative form of leban

Anagrams[edit]


Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laban (oppose, go against someone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: la‧ban
  • IPA(key): /ˈlaban/

Noun[edit]

lában

  1. fight, battle, match
    Synonym: sulbod

Derived terms[edit]


Iban[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *laban, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laban (oppose, go against someone).

Verb[edit]

laban

  1. to fight
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laban (besides, except).

Conjunction[edit]

laban

  1. because; owing to
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Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laban (oppose, go against someone).

Noun[edit]

laban

  1. fight; struggle

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian лобан (loban).

Noun[edit]

laban m (plural labani)

  1. flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus)

Declension[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laban (oppose, go against someone). Compare Bikol Central laban, Kapampangan laban, Malay lawan, and Javanese lawan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: la‧ban
  • IPA(key): /ˈlaban/, [ˈla.bɐn]

Noun[edit]

laban

  1. fight; quarrel
    Synonyms: away, awayan, basag-ulo
  2. match; contest; game
    Synonyms: laro, paligsahan
  3. going against; opposition
    Synonyms: tutol, pagtutol, kontra, pagkontra
  4. fact or condition of being against or contradictory
    Synonyms: salungat, pagkasalungat, kasalungatan

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Adjective[edit]

laban

  1. against; contrary; opposed
    Synonyms: kontra, salungat, kasalungat

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