Brunei MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *buah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buaq, from Proto-Austronesian *buaq.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /buah/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bu‧ah

NounEdit

buah

  1. fruit (food)
  2. fruit (part of plant)

Derived termsEdit

ClassifierEdit

buah

  1. Classifier for anything generally concretely big and has volume.

IbanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *buah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buaq, from Proto-Austronesian *buaq.

NounEdit

buah

  1. fruit (food)
  2. fruit (part of plant)

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay buah, from Old Malay vuaḥ, from Proto-Malayic *buah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buaq, from Proto-Austronesian *buaq.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbuʷah]
  • Hyphenation: bu‧ah

NounEdit

buah (plural buah-buahan, first-person possessive buahku, second-person possessive buahmu, third-person possessive buahnya)

  1. (literally) fruit:
    1. a product of plant growth useful to man or animals
    2. a sweet, edible part of a plant that resembles seed-bearing fruit (see next sense), even if it does not develop from a floral ovary
    3. a product of fertilization in a plant
  2. (figuratively) result, outcome.
    Synonym: hasil
  3. origin, subject, topic, theme.
    Synonyms: bahan, pokok

Derived termsEdit

ClassifierEdit

buah

  1. Classifier for anything generally concretely big and having volume, as well as abstract things.

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

 
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buah

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Talang Tuo inscription, 684AD. From Proto-Malayic *buah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buaq, from Proto-Austronesian *buaq.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buah (Jawi spelling بواه‎, plural buah-buah, informal 1st possessive buahku, 2nd possessive buahmu, 3rd possessive buahnya)

  1. fruit (part of plant)
  2. fruit (food)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: buah

ClassifierEdit

buah (singular sebuah)

  1. Classifier for anything generally concretely big and has volume.

SundaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

buah

  1. Romanization of ᮘᮥᮃᮂ