буба

AvarEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

буба (buba)

  1. mother; mom, mum

See alsoEdit


BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *buba, *bǫba. Akin to Albanian bubë (silkworm pupa), Latvian bubulis (knot, node).

NounEdit

бу́ба (búbaf (related adjective бу́бен)

  1. pupa
  2. (by extension) bug
  3. silkworm (Bombyx mori)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • буба in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971) , “буба”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 85

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bǫba.

NounEdit

буба (bubaf

  1. bug, beetle
  2. silkworm
  3. bogeyman
  4. (colloquial) Volkswagen Beetle

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Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

буба (bubaimpf (perfective набуба)

  1. (transitive) to cram, memorize

ConjugationEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bǫba

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bûba/
  • Hyphenation: бу‧ба

NounEdit

буба f (Latin spelling buba)

  1. bug
  2. beetle

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • буба” in Hrvatski jezični portal