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AklanonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

babáye

  1. woman or girl; female

ReferencesEdit

  • Filipino-Aklanon Dictionary
  • Town of a thousand (1993), page 94: The [Aklan dialect] book is entitled Urbanidad O Mayad nga Pamatasan Bagay sa mga Ungang Babaye which could be translated "Politeness or Good Breeding expected of Young Girls"
  • Alexander de Juan, Aklanon Proverbs: A Preliminary Aklanon Paremiology (2013) (spells it babayi)

CebuanoEdit

Alternative fpormsEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in Antonio Pigafetta's Relazione del primo viaggio intorno al mondo—detailing the first circumnavigation of the world between 1519 and 1522.

NounEdit

babaye

  1. a female
  2. a girl, a lady or a woman

AdjectiveEdit

babaye

  1. feminine, girly
  2. female

Coordinate termsEdit

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:babaye.

Derived termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

The words babaye, pangadye, sikwate, dayeg, parayeg and their derivatives are the only native words with an e in the final syllable.


HiligaynonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

babáye

  1. female; woman or girl

ReferencesEdit

  • Cecile Motus, Hiligaynon Lessons →ISBN
  • Balangaw sa tingadlaw: tinipon nga mga malip-ot nga sugilanon : a collection of short stories in Hiligaynon (2008)

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

babaye f

  1. Alternative form of baboe

PicardEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

babaye f

  1. Alternative form of babaille

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

babaye (n class, plural babaye)

  1. Contraction of baba yake: his/her father.

SynonymsEdit


Waray-WarayEdit

NounEdit

babaye

  1. woman

ReferencesEdit

  • Kandabao: Essays on Waray Language, Literature, and Culture (1982): 'babaye (woman)'
  • Bokabularyong traylinggwal: Waray-Filipino-English (2004), page 14: 'asawa - asawa - spouse', 'asawa nga babaye - asawang babae - wife'