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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Childish variant of buba (pimple), from Medieval Latin būbō (bubo), from Ancient Greek βουβών (boubṓn, groin, swelling).

NounEdit

bua f (plural bues)

  1. pimple
  2. (childish) badness
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Alteration of gúa.

NounEdit

bua f (plural bues)

  1. (archaic, nautical, metrology) A unit of length used in measuring ships. Approximately the same as a yard, it was defined as 4 pams (spans).

See alsoEdit

  • cana (fathom)
  • pam (span)

Further readingEdit


GagauzEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *buka.

NounEdit

bua (definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. ox

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese voar. Cognates with Kabuverdianu bua.

VerbEdit

bua

  1. to fly (in the sky)

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish búaid; compare Scottish Gaelic buaidh, Breton buz, Welsh budd.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bua m (genitive singular bua, nominative plural buanna)

  1. (sports, competition) victory, win
  2. talent, gift, faculty, forte (ability)
  3. merit
  4. destiny

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

bua

  1. analytic subjunctive of buaigh

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bua bhua mbua
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bua f (plural bue)

  1. (childish) pain, discomfort

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese voar.

VerbEdit

bua

  1. to fly (in the sky)

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeia

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bua f sg (genitive buae); first declension

  1. The sound made by infants when asking for their drink; baba.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative bua
Genitive buae
Dative buae
Accusative buam
Ablative buā
Vocative bua

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


LinduEdit

NounEdit

bua

  1. sarong; blanket

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

bua f

  1. definite singular of bu

PuyumaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *buaq (compare Malay buah, Hawaiian hua).

NounEdit

bua

  1. fruit

SothoEdit

VerbEdit

bua

  1. to speak

TswanaEdit

VerbEdit

bua

  1. to speak