ube

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See also: übe and ubę́

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tagalog ube.

Noun[edit]

ube (uncountable)

  1. The purple yam, Dioscorea alata.
    Ube is a popular ingredient in cakes and ice-cream in the Philippines.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin ubi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈu.be/, /ˈu.bɛ/

Adverb[edit]

ube

  1. (interrogative adverb) where
    Ube esas me?‎ ― Where am I? (direct question)
    Me ne savas ube me esas.‎ ― I don't know where I am. (indirect question)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • qua(who (person))
    • quo(what (thing))
    • qui(who (plural))
    • pro quo(why)
  • ube(where)
  • kande(when)
  • quala(what kind of)
  • quanta(how much)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Malay ubi, Hawaiian uhi).

Noun[edit]

ube

  1. The purple yam, Dioscorea alata.