See also: Bambus

Czech

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from older Dutch bamboes, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

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Noun

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bambus m inan

  1. bamboo

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Further reading

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  • bambus in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bambus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from older Dutch bamboes (modern bamboe), from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun

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bambus c (singular definite bambussen, plural indefinite bambusser)

  1. bamboo

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Faroese

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from Dutch bamboes, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun

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bambus n (genitive singular bambus, uncountable)

  1. bamboo

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n11s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bambus bambusið
Accusative bambus bambusið
Dative bambusi bambusinum
Genitive bambus bambusins

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Icelandic

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from Dutch bamboes, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

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bambus m (genitive singular bambuss, no plural)

  1. bamboo

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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Via older Dutch bamboes, compare with modern Dutch bamboe.

Noun

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bambus m (definite singular bambusen, indefinite plural bambuser, definite plural bambusene)

  1. bamboo

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Via older Dutch bamboes, compare with modern Dutch bamboe.

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bambus m (definite singular bambusen, indefinite plural bambusar, definite plural bambusane)

  1. bamboo

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Polish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from older Dutch bamboes, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbam.bus/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ambus
  • Syllabification: bam‧bus

Noun

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bambus m inan

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

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Noun

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bambus m animal

  1. (derogatory, ethnic slur) coon, nigger, tar baby
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:czarnuch

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Further reading

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  • bambus in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • bambus in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

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Noun

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bambus

  1. plural of bambu

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from older Dutch bamboes (modern bamboe), from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Noun

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bambus m (plural bambuși)

  1. bamboo (plant, cane)

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Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from older Dutch bamboes, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /bǎmbus/
  • Hyphenation: bam‧bus

Noun

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bàmbus m (Cyrillic spelling ба̀мбус)

  1. bamboo (plant)
  2. calimocho (drink)

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Slovak

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from older Dutch bamboes (modern bamboe), from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

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Noun

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bambus m inan (genitive singular bambusu, nominative plural bambusy, declension pattern of dub)

  1. bamboo

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Further reading

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  • bambus”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Bambus, from older Dutch bamboes, from Portuguese bambu, from Malay bambu, from Kannada ಬಮ್ಬು (bambu).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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bȃmbus m inan

  1. bamboo

Inflection

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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. bámbus
gen. sing. bámbusa
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
bámbus bámbusa bámbusi
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
bámbusa bámbusov bámbusov
dative
(dajȃlnik)
bámbusu bámbusoma bámbusom
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
bámbus bámbusa bámbuse
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
bámbusu bámbusih bámbusih
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
bámbusom bámbusoma bámbusi

Further reading

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  • bambus”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish

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Noun

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bambus

  1. indefinite genitive singular of bambu