utaw

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Hokkien 熨斗 (ut-táu, an iron (for pressing clothes)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: u‧taw

Noun[edit]

utaw

  1. a smoothing iron; an iron (for pressing clothes)
    Synonym: plantsa

Verb[edit]

utaw

  1. to iron out

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Hokkien 烏豆乌豆 (o͘-tāu, “(black) soybean”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: u‧taw

Noun[edit]

utaw

  1. soybean

Higaonon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tau.

Noun[edit]

utaw

  1. person

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Hokkien 烏豆 (o͘-tāu, (black) soybean).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: u‧taw
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔutaw/, [ˈʔu.taʊ̯]

Noun[edit]

utaw (Baybayin spelling ᜂᜆᜏ᜔)

  1. soybean

Etymology 2[edit]

From tao.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: u‧taw
  • IPA(key): /ʔuˈtaw/, [ʔʊˈtaʊ̯]

Noun[edit]

utáw (Baybayin spelling ᜂᜆᜏ᜔)

  1. (slang) man; person

Further reading[edit]

  • Zorc, R. David; San Miguel, Rachel (1993) Tagalog Slang Dictionary[1], Manila: De La Salle University Press, →ISBN, page 151