See also: bambú, bámbu, and bambù

English

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Noun

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bambu (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of bamboo.

Albanian

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Etymology

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From English bamboo, from Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun

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bambu f

  1. bamboo

Finnish

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Etymology

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From English bamboo, from Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑmbu/, [ˈbɑ̝mbu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmbu
  • Syllabification(key): bam‧bu

Noun

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bambu

  1. bamboo
    Isopandat käyttävät bambuja pääravintonaan.Giant pandas use bamboo as their main source of nutrition.

Declension

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Inflection of bambu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative bambu bambut
genitive bambun bambujen
partitive bambua bambuja
illative bambuun bambuihin
singular plural
nominative bambu bambut
accusative nom. bambu bambut
gen. bambun
genitive bambun bambujen
partitive bambua bambuja
inessive bambussa bambuissa
elative bambusta bambuista
illative bambuun bambuihin
adessive bambulla bambuilla
ablative bambulta bambuilta
allative bambulle bambuille
essive bambuna bambuina
translative bambuksi bambuiksi
abessive bambutta bambuitta
instructive bambuin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of bambu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative bambuni bambuni
accusative nom. bambuni bambuni
gen. bambuni
genitive bambuni bambujeni
partitive bambuani bambujani
inessive bambussani bambuissani
elative bambustani bambuistani
illative bambuuni bambuihini
adessive bambullani bambuillani
ablative bambultani bambuiltani
allative bambulleni bambuilleni
essive bambunani bambuinani
translative bambukseni bambuikseni
abessive bambuttani bambuittani
instructive
comitative bambuineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative bambusi bambusi
accusative nom. bambusi bambusi
gen. bambusi
genitive bambusi bambujesi
partitive bambuasi bambujasi
inessive bambussasi bambuissasi
elative bambustasi bambuistasi
illative bambuusi bambuihisi
adessive bambullasi bambuillasi
ablative bambultasi bambuiltasi
allative bambullesi bambuillesi
essive bambunasi bambuinasi
translative bambuksesi bambuiksesi
abessive bambuttasi bambuittasi
instructive
comitative bambuinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative bambumme bambumme
accusative nom. bambumme bambumme
gen. bambumme
genitive bambumme bambujemme
partitive bambuamme bambujamme
inessive bambussamme bambuissamme
elative bambustamme bambuistamme
illative bambuumme bambuihimme
adessive bambullamme bambuillamme
ablative bambultamme bambuiltamme
allative bambullemme bambuillemme
essive bambunamme bambuinamme
translative bambuksemme bambuiksemme
abessive bambuttamme bambuittamme
instructive
comitative bambuinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative bambunne bambunne
accusative nom. bambunne bambunne
gen. bambunne
genitive bambunne bambujenne
partitive bambuanne bambujanne
inessive bambussanne bambuissanne
elative bambustanne bambuistanne
illative bambuunne bambuihinne
adessive bambullanne bambuillanne
ablative bambultanne bambuiltanne
allative bambullenne bambuillenne
essive bambunanne bambuinanne
translative bambuksenne bambuiksenne
abessive bambuttanne bambuittanne
instructive
comitative bambuinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative bambunsa bambunsa
accusative nom. bambunsa bambunsa
gen. bambunsa
genitive bambunsa bambujensa
partitive bambuaan
bambuansa
bambujaan
bambujansa
inessive bambussaan
bambussansa
bambuissaan
bambuissansa
elative bambustaan
bambustansa
bambuistaan
bambuistansa
illative bambuunsa bambuihinsa
adessive bambullaan
bambullansa
bambuillaan
bambuillansa
ablative bambultaan
bambultansa
bambuiltaan
bambuiltansa
allative bambulleen
bambullensa
bambuilleen
bambuillensa
essive bambunaan
bambunansa
bambuinaan
bambuinansa
translative bambukseen
bambuksensa
bambuikseen
bambuiksensa
abessive bambuttaan
bambuttansa
bambuittaan
bambuittansa
instructive
comitative bambuineen
bambuinensa

Derived terms

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compounds

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Guugu Yimidhirr

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Etymology

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From English bamboo, from Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

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bambu

  1. bamboo (plant)
  2. bamboo (wood)

Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Malay bambu, from Tamil வேம்பு (vēmpu). Cognate of Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbambu]
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  • Hyphenation: bam‧bu

Noun

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bambu (plural bambu-bambu, first-person possessive bambuku, second-person possessive bambumu, third-person possessive bambunya)

  1. bamboo (plant)
  2. bamboo (wood)

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Malay

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Tamil வேம்பு (vēmpu). Cognate of Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

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bambu (Jawi spelling بمبو, plural bambu-bambu)

  1. bamboo (plant)
  2. bamboo (wood)

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  • Indonesian: bambu
  • Portuguese: bambu (see there for further descendants)
  • Tok Pisin: mambu

Moore

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Etymology

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

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bambu

  1. bamboo (plant)

Portuguese

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Etymology

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From Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

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Noun

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bambu m (plural bambus)

  1. bamboo

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Swedish

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Etymology

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From Dutch bamboe, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun

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bambu c (definite singular bambun, uncountable)

  1. bamboo (plant; material)

Declension

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Declension of bambu 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bambu bambun
Genitive bambus bambuns

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Turkish

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Etymology

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From Ottoman Turkish بامبو (bambu), from French bambou, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

Noun

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bambu (definite accusative bambuyu, plural bambular)

  1. bamboo

Declension

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Inflection
Nominative bambu
Definite accusative bambuyu
Singular Plural
Nominative bambu bambular
Definite accusative bambuyu bambuları
Dative bambuya bambulara
Locative bambuda bambularda
Ablative bambudan bambulardan
Genitive bambunun bambuların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular bambum bambularım
2nd singular bambun bambuların
3rd singular bambusu bambuları
1st plural bambumuz bambularımız
2nd plural bambunuz bambularınız
3rd plural bambuları bambuları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular bambumu bambularımı
2nd singular bambunu bambularını
3rd singular bambusunu bambularını
1st plural bambumuzu bambularımızı
2nd plural bambunuzu bambularınızı
3rd plural bambularını bambularını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular bambuma bambularıma
2nd singular bambuna bambularına
3rd singular bambusuna bambularına
1st plural bambumuza bambularımıza
2nd plural bambunuza bambularınıza
3rd plural bambularına bambularına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular bambumda bambularımda
2nd singular bambunda bambularında
3rd singular bambusunda bambularında
1st plural bambumuzda bambularımızda
2nd plural bambunuzda bambularınızda
3rd plural bambularında bambularında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular bambumdan bambularımdan
2nd singular bambundan bambularından
3rd singular bambusundan bambularından
1st plural bambumuzdan bambularımızdan
2nd plural bambunuzdan bambularınızdan
3rd plural bambularından bambularından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular bambumun bambularımın
2nd singular bambunun bambularının
3rd singular bambusunun bambularının
1st plural bambumuzun bambularımızın
2nd plural bambunuzun bambularınızın
3rd plural bambularının bambularının
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular bambuyum bambularım
2nd singular bambusun bambularsın
3rd singular bambu
bambudur
bambular
bambulardır
1st plural bambuyuz bambularız
2nd plural bambusunuz bambularsınız
3rd plural bambular bambulardır