EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buat (plural buats)

  1. (Scotland) A lantern.
  2. (Scotland) The moon.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for buat in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay buat, from Old Malay vuat, from Proto-Malayic *buat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buhat.

VerbEdit

buat

  1. to make, to do

Usage notesEdit

This root usually has the meaning "to make", except in the derivative berbuat, which has the meaning "to do". Otherwise, the meaning "to do" is supplied by laku.

Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

buat

  1. for

ConjunctionEdit

buat

  1. in order to, in order that

ReferencesEdit


MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • boat (1701 by Thomas Bowrey)

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Kedukan Bukit inscription, 683AD. From Proto-Malayic *buat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buhat.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /buat/
  • Rhymes: -uat, -wat, -at
  • (file)

VerbEdit

buat (used in the form membuat, and berbuat)

  1. to do (perform, execute)

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TetumEdit

NounEdit

buat

  1. thing

Toba BatakEdit

VerbEdit

buat (active mambuat)

  1. to take

ReferencesEdit

  • Warneck, J. (1906). Tobabataksch-Deutsches Wörterbuch. Batavia: Landsdrukkerij, p. 38.