ribu

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Banjarese[edit]

Banjarese cardinal numbers
 <  102 103 104  > 
    Cardinal : ribu
Banjarese cardinal numbers
103 106  > 
    Cardinal : ribu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ʀibu.

Numeral[edit]

ribu

  1. thousand

Brooke's Point Palawano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Indonesian ribu, Malay ribu.

Numeral[edit]

ribu

  1. thousand

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian cardinal numbers
 <  102 103 104  > 
    Cardinal : ribu
Indonesian cardinal numbers
103 106  > 
    Cardinal : ribu

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ribu, from Proto-Malayic *ribu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ʀibu.

Numeral[edit]

ribu

  1. thousand
  2. (colloquial) million

Isnag[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ribu

  1. thousand

Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Finnish riepu. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

ribu (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. rag

Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
 <  102 103 104  > 
    Cardinal : ribu
Malay cardinal numbers
103 106  > 
    Cardinal : ribu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ʀibu. First attested in the Kedukan Bukit inscription, 683 CE. Old Cham cognate form saribu also attested in the Đông Yên Châu inscription of the 4th century.

Also theorized to be late enough to be borrowed from Arabic رِبْوَة(ribwa) which meant “myriad” in reference to a currency.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ribu/
  • Rhymes: -ibu, -bu, -u
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Numeral[edit]

ribu (Jawi spelling ريبو‎)

  1. thousand

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: ríbu

References[edit]

  • Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2013) Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 192

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ribu

  1. accusative singular of riba

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ribu

  1. fringe (decoration)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of ribu
nominative sing. ribu
genitive sing. ribun
partitive sing. ribud
partitive plur. ribuid
singular plural
nominative ribu ribud
accusative ribun ribud
genitive ribun ribuiden
partitive ribud ribuid
essive-instructive ribun ribuin
translative ribuks ribuikš
inessive ribus ribuiš
elative ribuspäi ribuišpäi
illative ? ribuihe
adessive ribul ribuil
ablative ribulpäi ribuilpäi
allative ribule ribuile
abessive ributa ribuita
comitative ribunke ribuidenke
prolative ribudme ribuidme
approximative I ribunno ribuidenno
approximative II ribunnoks ribuidennoks
egressive ribunnopäi ribuidennopäi
terminative I ? ribuihesai
terminative II ribulesai ribuilesai
terminative III ribussai
additive I ? ribuihepäi
additive II ribulepäi ribuilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “бахрома”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Yogad[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ribu

  1. thousand