MarshalleseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pˠɯlˠu]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pˠilˠiw/
  • Bender phonemes: {biļiw}

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English blue, from Middle English blewe, from Anglo-Norman blew (blue), from Frankish *blāu (blue) (perhaps through a Medieval Latin blāvus, blāvius (blue)), from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz (blue, dark blue), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlēw- (yellow, blond, grey).

NounEdit

būļu (M.O.D.: būḷu)

  1. bluing
  2. the color blue

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English flu, clipping of influenza, from Italian influenza (influence), from Latin influentia.

NounEdit

būļu (M.O.D.: būḷu)

  1. influenza; the flu

VerbEdit

būļu (M.O.D.: būḷu)

  1. to have influenza; to have the flu

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