See also: bambú, bámbu, and bambù

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bambu (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of bamboo.

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bambu f

  1. bamboo

FinnishEdit

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

bambu

  1. bamboo
    Isopandat käyttävät bambuja pääravintonaan.

DeclensionEdit

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
instructive bambuin
abessive bambutta bambuitta
comitative bambuineen
Possessive forms of bambu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person bambuni bambumme
2nd person bambusi bambunne
3rd person bambunsa

Derived termsEdit


Guugu YimidhirrEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bambu

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

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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

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

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bambu (Jawi spelling بمبو, plural bambu-bambu)

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

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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

MooreEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bambu

  1. bamboo (plant)

PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಂಬು (bambu).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɐ̃ˈbu/, [bɐ̃ˈbu]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bam‧bu
  • Rhymes: -u

NounEdit

bambu m (plural bambus)

  1. bamboo

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bambu c (definite singular bambun, uncountable)

  1. bamboo (plant; material)