ube

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See also: übe and ubę́

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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.

Anagrams[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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)

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ube

  1. The purple yam, Dioscorea alata.