EnglishEdit

NounEdit

buat (plural buats)

  1. (Scotland) A lantern.
  2. (Scotland) The moon.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Alternative formsEdit

  • boat (1701 by Thomas Bowrey)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

buat (used in the form membuat, and berbuat)

  1. to do (perform, execute)
Last modified on 10 September 2013, at 07:44