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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch buis, from Middle Dutch buse. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

buis (plural buise, diminutive buisie)

  1. tube, duct, pipe

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch buse. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

buis f (plural buizen, diminutive buisje n)

  1. pipe, duct
  2. (slang) television, compare tube
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: buis
  • Indonesian: bis
  • West Frisian: buis

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of wambuis.

NounEdit

buis n (plural buizen, diminutive buisje n)

  1. (historical) gambeson
  2. A type of coat or jacket.
  3. A type of blouse.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

VerbEdit

buis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of buizen
  2. imperative of buizen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French bois, form Latin buxus, from Ancient Greek πύξος (púxos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buis m (plural buis)

  1. box (tree)
  2. boxwood

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IlocanoEdit

NounEdit

buís

  1. tax

KapampanganEdit

NounEdit

buís

  1. tax

MaguindanaoEdit

NounEdit

buís

  1. tax

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch buis, from Middle Dutch buse. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

buis c (plural buizen, diminutive buiske)

  1. tube, pipe, duct