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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bibi (plural bibis)

  1. (India) grandmother

Related termsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic биби
Roman bibi
Perso-Arabic بیبی

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Persian بی بی(bi-bi).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

bibi (definite accusative bibini, plural bibilər)

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

Related termsEdit


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

  • IPA(key): /bi.bi/
  • 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

  • IPA(key): /bi.bi/
  • (file)

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. Cognates with Kabuverdianu bebi.

VerbEdit

bibi

  1. to drink

HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

bíbi

  1. duck

NounEdit

bîbî or bíbì

  1. shore, beach

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay bibi.

NounEdit

bibi (plural bibi-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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for biberón.

NounEdit

bibi m (plural bibis)

  1. (colloquial) baby bottle

SwahiliEdit

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

ThaoEdit

NounEdit

bibi

  1. (anatomy) chin

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bibi

  1. paternal aunt (sister of father)

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit