See also: bulè, bulë, bulę, and bułę

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Javanese bule. Doublet of bulai. Attested in 1950s. Popularized by Benedict Anderson in 1960s.

NounEdit

bule (plural, first-person possessive buleku, second-person possessive bulemu, third-person possessive bulenya)

  1. albino (any animal with albinism)
  2. (colloquial, ethnic slur) a Westerner, a Caucasian
  3. (colloquial, neutral) a foreigner, usually a Westerner

AdjectiveEdit

bule (plural bule-bule)

  1. albino (having albinism)

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bule f

  1. dative/locative singular of buła

NounEdit

bule f

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of bula

PortugueseEdit

 
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bule

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, perhaps from Malay buli, buli-buli (small stoppered vial or flask of glass or porcelain), or from Arabic بُلْبُلَة(bulbula).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bule m (plural bules)

  1. teapot