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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃.bu/
  • (file)

NounEdit

bambou m (plural bambous)

  1. bamboo (plant, cane)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norman: bambou
  • Russian: бамбу́к (bambúk) (or Dutch bamboe or English bamboo) (see there for further descendants)

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bambou.

NounEdit

bambou m (plural bambous)

  1. (Jersey) bamboo