See also: báya

English

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Noun

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baya (plural bayas)

  1. Ploceus philippinus, a weaverbird of southern Asia.

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Abenlen Ayta

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Austronesian *baʀaq (lung).

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baya

  1. (anatomy) lungs

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Austronesian *baʀəq (abscess, boil, swelling on the body).

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baya

  1. to swell; to become swollen

Alangan

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Noun

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baya

  1. fire

Bikol Central

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Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /baˈjaʔ/, [baˈjaʔ]
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ya

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bayâ (Basahan spelling ᜊᜌ)

  1. really; truly; ever
    Synonyms: talaga, nanggad
  2. please
    Synonym: tabi

Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: ba‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈbajaʔ/, [ˈba.jaʔ]

Noun

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bayà (Basahan spelling ᜊᜌ)

  1. deferral; disregard; concession
  2. desertion
    Synonym: layas
  3. abandonment
    Synonym: abandonar
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Bolinao

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *baʀah (ember, glowing coal).

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baya

  1. ember

French

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Verb

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baya

  1. third-person singular past historic of bayer

Gamilaraay

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baya

  1. clothes
  2. cloth

Hausa

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Pronunciation 1

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  • IPA(key): /báː.jáː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [báː.jáː]

Noun

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bāyā m (possessed form bāyan)

  1. back
  2. outside surface

Pronunciation 2

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  • IPA(key): /báː.já/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [báː.jɛ́]

Adverb

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bāya

  1. behind, backwards

Iban

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayic *buhaya, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqaya.

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baya

  1. crocodile

Indonesian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ba.ja/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ya

Etymology 1

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From Malay baya (age), from Pali vaya (age), from Sanskrit वयस् (vayas, age).

Noun

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baya (first-person possessive bayaku, second-person possessive bayamu, third-person possessive bayanya)

  1. age

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baya

  1. old

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Etymology 2

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Noun

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baya (first-person possessive bayaku, second-person possessive bayamu, third-person possessive bayanya)

  1. (nonstandard) Alternative spelling of bahaya (danger).

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Jamamadí

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Noun

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baya

  1. (Banawá) palm fronds

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Javanese

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Romanization

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baya

  1. Romanization of ꦧꦪ

Mag-Anchi Ayta

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Austronesian *baʀaq (lung).

Noun

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baya

  1. (anatomy) lungs

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Austronesian *baʀah (ember, glowing coal).

Noun

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baya

  1. ember

Etymology 3

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From Proto-Austronesian *baʀəq (abscess, boil, swelling on the body).

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baya

  1. to swell; to become swollen

Mauritian Creole

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Noun

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baya

  1. Alternative form of bayo

References

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  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Old Javanese

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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baya

  1. possibly, likely
  2. anyhow

Further reading

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  • "baya" in P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson, Old Javanese-English Dictionary. 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1982.

Sambali

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Austronesian *baʀaq (lung).

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bayâ

  1. (anatomy) lung

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Austronesian *baʀah (ember, glowing coal).

Noun

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baya

  1. ember

Seychellois Creole

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Noun

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baya

  1. Alternative form of bayo

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  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

Spanish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French baie. Cognate with English bay (bay leaf, bay laurel).

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  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈbaʝa/ [ˈba.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈbaʃa/ [ˈba.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈbaʒa/ [ˈba.ʒa]

Noun

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baya f (plural bayas)

  1. berry (a small fruit)

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Adjective

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baya f

  1. feminine singular of bayo

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Swahili

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Etymology

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Of Bantu origin. Cognate to Zulu bi.

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-baya (declinable)

  1. bad, evil
    Antonym: -zuri
  2. (condition) poor

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Tagalog

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Spanish baya, from French baie, from Latin baca.

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baya (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜌ)

  1. bay-colored female horse
  2. berry

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baya (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜌ)

  1. bay-colored (of a female horse)
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Etymology 2

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Related to ubaya.[1] Compare Cebuano baya, Malay bahaya, and Sanskrit भय (bhaya).[2]

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bayà (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜌ) (obsolete)

  1. toleration; allowing
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  • No longer used on its own except in derived terms.
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References

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  1. ^ Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2016) Tagalog Borrowings and Cognates, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 178 & 300
  2. ^ Jose G. Kuizon (1964) The Sanskrit Loan-Words in the Cebuano-Bisayan Language[1], Cebu City: University of San Carlos, page 139

Tatar

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baya

  1. recently

Ternate

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Etymology

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From Malay bayam (amaranth).

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baya

  1. the plant Amaranthus hybridus

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  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Turkish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈba.jaː/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ya

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baya

  1. Pronunciation spelling of bayağı.

Adverb

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baya

  1. Pronunciation spelling of bayağı.