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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

 
Bata drums (from left: Okónkolo, Iyá, Itótele)

bata (plural bata)

  1. Ethnic ceremonial double-headed drums played in triplet in the religion of Santeria, especially in Cuba and Puerto Rico, originally from the Yoruba of Nigeria.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

NounEdit

bata

  1. a baby
  2. a young animal; a juvenile; a young
  3. a young person; a girl or a boy
  4. one's child; one's son or daughter
  5. a sprout

AdjectiveEdit

bata

  1. young

VerbEdit

bata

  1. to spend someone's early years in; to spend childhood years in
  2. to grow up by or in an area or town

Derived termsEdit


ChichewaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

báta class 5

  1. quietness

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

bata (Northern dialect)

  1. little brother

Usage notesEdit

  • Corresponding words in standard Crimean Tatar: kadâ, qardaş.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


Dibabawon ManoboEdit

NounEdit

batà

  1. child; baby

HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

báta

  1. nightshirt, nightgown

NounEdit

bátà

  1. child, baby, boy, girl
  2. son, daughter
  3. servant

NounEdit

batâ

  1. uncle

VerbEdit

bátà

  1. to give birth

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle English batte (bat), from Old French batte (pestle), from the verb batre (to beat), from Latin battuō, perhaps of Celtic origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bata m (genitive singular bata, nominative plural bataí)

  1. stick
  2. baton
  3. (of wind) gust
  4. (of drink) measure

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bata bhata mbata
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


JamamadíEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

bata

  1. (Banawá) rotten

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bata

  1. (Banawá) to pick

ReferencesEdit


KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese bata.

NounEdit

bata

  1. uniform
  2. apron

ReferencesEdit

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bata m

  1. genitive singular of bat

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

bata

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of bater
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of bater
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of bater
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of bater

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bata m (plural bataichean)

  1. a staff, a walking stick

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French ouate.

NounEdit

bata f (plural batas)

  1. dressing gown
  2. lab coat

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Tagalog bata (or from the same word in other Philippine languages, such as Cebuano bata, Hiligaynon bata, etc).

NounEdit

bata m (plural batas)

  1. (Philippines) child

Etymology 3Edit

See batir.

VerbEdit

bata

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of batir.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of batir.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of batir.

SwahiliEdit

 
bata

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بَطّ(baṭṭ).

NounEdit

bata (ma class, plural mabata)

  1. duck (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae)

Derived termsEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bata

  1. baby; child (prepubescent human)
  2. youngster
  3. protege
  4. sweetheart

AdjectiveEdit

bata

  1. young
  2. junior
  3. childish; childlike
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bata

  1. robe; dressing gown

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bata

  1. to persevere; to endure, to bear
  2. to grow young again; to be rejuvenated

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Tok PisinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

English butter

NounEdit

bata

  1. butter

Etymology 2Edit

Unclear; probably from English betel

NounEdit

bata

  1. betel
SynonymsEdit

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