ChichewaEdit

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NounEdit

bambo class 1a (plural abambo class 2)

  1. father
  2. sir, mister

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a root *bamb- of onomatopoeic origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbam.bo/, [ˈbämbo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ambo
  • Hyphenation: bàm‧bo

AdjectiveEdit

bambo (feminine singular bamba, masculine plural bambi, feminine plural bambe)

  1. (obsolete) naive, foolish
    Synonyms: ingenuo, stupido
    • 1353, Giovanni Boccaccio, “Giornata quarta, Novella II [Fourth Day, Second Story]”, in Decamerone [Decameron]‎[1], Tommaso Hedlin, published 1527, page 115:
      Hora advenne che una giovane donna bamba & sciocca, che chiamata fu Madonna Liſetta [] s’andò con altre donne a confeſſar da queſto ſanto frate.
      Now, it fortuned that a foolish and naive young woman, named Madam Lisetta went, in company of other gentlewomen, to be confessed by this holy friar.

NounEdit

bambo m (plural bambi)

  1. (obsolete) child
    Synonym: bambino

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ReferencesEdit

  • bambo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bambo m (feminine singular bamba, masculine plural bambos, feminine plural bambas, comparable)

  1. unstable, wobbling or wobbly