EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hindi बीबी (bībī), from Persian بی‌بی(bi-bi).

NounEdit

bibi (plural bibis)

  1. (India) grandmother

Related termsEdit


AlanganEdit

NounEdit

bibî

  1. mouth

AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic биби
Roman bibi
Perso-Arabic بیبی

EtymologyEdit

From Persian بی‌بی(bi-bi).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [biˈbi]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bi‧bi

NounEdit

bibi (definite accusative bibini, plural bibilər)

  1. paternal aunt, ("syster of one's father")
DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


BarngarlaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bibi

  1. egg

NoteEdit

cf. bardi

ReferencesEdit


CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

bibi

  1. a duck; any member of the form taxon of ducks

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

bibi

  1. an edible saltwater clam, Venerupis philippinarum

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bibi.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: bi‧bi

PronounEdit

bibi

  1. (informal, Belgium) yours truly (I, me or myself)
    Synonyms: ik, ikzelf

Usage notesEdit

The accompanying verb is conjugated in the 3rd person singular. The word also has a diminutive: bibieke.


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bibi (invariable)

  1. dual-mode

NounEdit

bibi m (plural bibis)

  1. a small, lady's hat
  2. a bauble or trinket

PronounEdit

bibi ?

  1. (informal) yours truly (I, me or myself)

SynonymsEdit


Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese beber. Cognate with Kabuverdianu bebi.

VerbEdit

bibi

  1. to drink

HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

bíbi

  1. duck

NounEdit

bîbî or bíbì

  1. shore, beach

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbibi]
  • Hyphenation: bi‧bi
  • Rhymes: -bi

NounEdit

bibi (plural bibik)

  1. (childish) (minor) cut, wound
    Synonyms: seb, sérülés, sebesülés, (minor) karcolás
  2. (informal) something amiss, defect, problem, hitch, snag

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative bibi bibik
accusative bibit bibiket
dative bibinek bibiknek
instrumental bibivel bibikkel
causal-final bibiért bibikért
translative bibivé bibikké
terminative bibiig bibikig
essive-formal bibiként bibikként
essive-modal
inessive bibiben bibikben
superessive bibin bibiken
adessive bibinél bibiknél
illative bibibe bibikbe
sublative bibire bibikre
allative bibihez bibikhez
elative bibiből bibikből
delative bibiről bibikről
ablative bibitől bibiktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
bibié bibiké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
bibiéi bibikéi
Possessive forms of bibi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bibim bibijeim
2nd person sing. bibid bibijeid
3rd person sing. bibije bibijei
1st person plural bibink bibijeink
2nd person plural bibitek bibijeitek
3rd person plural bibijük bibijeik

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bibi in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • bibi in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2021)

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay bibi.

NounEdit

bibi (first-person possessive bibiku, second-person possessive bibimu, third-person possessive bibinya)

  1. aunt

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

bibi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of びび

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

bibī

  1. first-person singular perfect active indicative of bibō

RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly Borrowed from Persian بی‌بی[1]. Compare Hindi बीबी (bībī)[2].

NounEdit

bibi f (plural bibǎ)

  1. aunt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yaron Matras (2002), “Historical and linguistic origins”, in Romani: A Linguistic Introduction[1], Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 25
  2. ^ Boretzky, Norbert; Igla, Birgit (1994), “bibí”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 26

Further readingEdit

  • Marcel Courthiade (2009), “i/e bib/i, -ǎ ʒ. -ǎ, -ěn”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (in Hungarian; English), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN
  • Yūsuke Sumi (2018), “bibi”, in ニューエクスプレスプラス ロマ(ジプシー)語 [New Express Plus Romani (Gypsy)] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusuisha, published 2021, →ISBN, OCLC 1267332830, page 22

RukaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Tagalog bibe.

NounEdit

bibi

  1. duck

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for biberón.

NounEdit

bibi m (plural bibis)

  1. (colloquial) baby bottle

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Omani Arabic [script needed] (bībi), from Persian بی‌بی(bi-bi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bibi (ma class, plural mabibi)

  1. lady; mistress (female master or the female equivalent of a gentleman)
  2. Mrs.
  3. grandmother
  4. (card games) queen

Coordinate termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Swahili · karata za kucheza (layout · text)
             
ree, rea, rei mbili tatu nne tano sita saba
             
nane tisa kumi ghulamu, mzungu wa tatu malkia, mzungu wa pili, bibi mfalme, mzungu wa nne, basha jokari

TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bibi

  1. any of several fish in Tetraodontidae and Ostraciidae

ReferencesEdit

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

TetumEdit

NounEdit

bibi

  1. goat

ThaoEdit

NounEdit

bibi

  1. (anatomy) chin

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish بی بی(bîbî), from Persian بی‌بی(bi-bi).

NounEdit

bibi

  1. paternal aunt (sister of father)

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit


YamiEdit

NounEdit

bibi

  1. duck