DunganEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Standard Mandarin (běi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бый (bɨy) (I)

  1. north; northern

AdjectiveEdit

бый (bɨy) (I)

  1. north; northern

KabardianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бый (bəj)

  1. one's enemy
    щӏалэм лӏэр и быйš̍ʾālăm ḷăr i bəjThe man is the boy's enemy
    .

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • пый (pəj) (Adyghe dialect)