uba

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *upa, borrowed from Proto-Baltic [Term?] (Latvian pupa). Cognate with Livonian pubā. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

uba (genitive oa, partitive uba)

  1. bean

Declension[edit]

Declension of uba (ÕS type 18e/tuba, b-ø gradation)
singular plural
nominative uba oad
accusative nom.
gen. oa
genitive ubade
partitive uba ube
ubasid
illative uppa
oasse
ubadesse
inessive oas ubades
elative oast ubadest
allative oale ubadele
adessive oal ubadel
ablative oalt ubadelt
translative oaks ubadeks
terminative oani ubadeni
essive oana ubadena
abessive oata ubadeta
comitative oaga ubadega

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔù.báː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ʔʊ̀.báː]

Noun[edit]

ùbā m (plural ùbànnī, possessed form ùban)

  1. father
  2. head, leader, patron

Coordinate terms[edit]

Laz[edit]

Noun[edit]

uba (Atina, Vizha, Artasheni, Vitse–Arkabi, Khopa–Batumi)

  1. Latin spelling of უბა (uba)

Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūva.

Noun[edit]

uba f (plural ubas)

  1. grape

Nheengatu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Tupi uba, from Proto-Tupi-Guarani *tup (father), from Proto-Tupian *t͡sup (father).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

uba (IIb class pluriform, absolute tuba, R1 ruba, R2 tuba)

  1. (archaic) dad, father (one's male parent)
    Synonym: paya

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrey Nikulin (2020) Proto-Macro-Jê: um estudo reconstrutivo[1] (in Portuguese), Brasília: UnB
  2. ^ Marcel Twardowsky Ávila (2021) “uba”, in Proposta de dicionário nheengatu-português (in Portuguese) (Thesis), São Paulo: USP, →DOI, page 781

Old Tupi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈu.βa/, [ˈuβ̞a]
  • Rhymes: -uβa
  • Hyphenation: u‧ba

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Tupi-Guarani *tup (father), from Proto-Tupian *t͡sup (father).[1]

Cognate with Guaraní túva.

Noun[edit]

uba (IIb class pluriform, absolute tuba, R1 ruba, R2 tuba) (possessable)

  1. dad, father (one's male parent)
    Coordinate term: sy
  2. paternal uncle (brother of one's father)
  3. first cousin once removed (cousin of one's father)
Descendants[edit]
  • Nheengatu: uba

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Tupi-Guarani *ʔɨβ (thigh), from Proto-Tupian *kʔɨp (leg).[2]

Cognate with Guaraní uvã.

Noun[edit]

uba (possessable)

  1. thigh
    Synonym: anangûyra

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

uba (possessable)

  1. roe (fish eggs)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

uba (possessable)

  1. ash (solid remains of a fire)
    Synonym: tanimbuka

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrey Nikulin (2020) Proto-Macro-Jê: um estudo reconstrutivo[2] (in Portuguese), Brasília: UnB
  2. ^ Beatriz Carretta Corrêa da Silva (2010) Mawé/Awetí/Tupí-Guaraní: relações linguísticas e implicações históricas[3] (in Portuguese), Brasília: UnB

Further reading[edit]

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ubat (gunpowder). Compare with Indonesian obat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uba

  1. gunpowder

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

West Makian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from an older ubat (if not an error), recorded in van der Crab's De Moluksche Eilanden's wordlist (as oebat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

uba

  1. (transitive) to carry

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of uba (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person touba mouba auba
2nd person nouba fouba
3rd person inanimate iuba douba
animate
imperative nuuba, uba fuuba, uba

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[5], Pacific linguistics