Asturian

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Etymology

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From Latin bāsiāre, present active infinitive of bāsiō (kiss).

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besar (first-person singular indicative present beso, past participle besáu)

  1. to kiss

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Catalan

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin bāsiāre. Cognate with Occitan baisar, French baiser, Spanish besar.

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besar (first-person singular present beso, first-person singular preterite besí, past participle besat); root stress: (Central) /e/, (informal) /ɛ/; (Valencia) /e/, (informal) /e/; (Balearic) /e/, (informal) /ə/

  1. to kiss
    Synonym: petonejar

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Indonesian

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Malay besar, from Proto-Malayic *bəsaɣ.

Adjective

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besar (comparative lebih besar, informal comparative besaran, superlative terbesar, equative sebesar)

  1. big, large
    Synonyms: gadang, gede, raya
    Antonym: kecil
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Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Javanese besar.

Noun

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besar (first-person possessive besarku, second-person possessive besarmu, third-person possessive besarnya)

  1. mulberry
    Synonyms: kertau, murbei
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Malay

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besar (Jawi spelling بسر)

  1. big, large (of a great size)
    Synonym: kecil
  2. big (adult)
    Synonym: kecil
  3. being of the highest ranking in an occupational position; top, head
    guru besarheadteacher

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besar (Jawi spelling بسر, plural besar-besar, informal 1st possessive besarku, 2nd possessive besarmu, 3rd possessive besarnya)

  1. size, area
    Synonyms: saiz, ukuran
    Besar rumah ni hampir 900 kaki persegi.
    The area of this house is close to 900 square feet.

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Descendants

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  • Buginese: wessa
  • Iban: besai
  • Indonesian: besar
  • Old Javanese: besar
  • Mandar: bassar
  • Maranao: besar
  • Ngaju: basar

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Maranao

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Etymology

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From Malay besar.

Adjective

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besar

  1. big (of a great size)
  2. big (adult)

Old Javanese

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Etymology

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From Malay besar.

Adjective

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besar

  1. big (of a great size)
  2. big (adult)

Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Spanish, from Latin bāsiāre (to kiss).

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  • IPA(key): /beˈsaɾ/ [beˈsaɾ]
  • Audio (Peru):(file)
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: be‧sar

Verb

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besar (first-person singular present beso, first-person singular preterite besé, past participle besado)

  1. to kiss
  2. (reciprocal) to kiss (each other, one another)
  3. (reflexive) to make out with, to neck with [+ con (object)]

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