See also: buŋo

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Japanese (ぶん)() (bungo, writing language).

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bungo (uncountable)

  1. A Japanese written language established mainly during the Heian period, circa 900–1200 C.E., and commonly used until circa 1900.
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Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Spanish bongo (large canoe).

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bungo (plural bungos or bungoes)

  1. A kind of large canoe used in the southern United States, Central America, and South America.
    • 1828, an officer of the Colombian Navy, Recollections of a Service of Three Years During the War-of-Extermination:
      On the third day a bungo passed us, coming down the river from New Grenada, with a cargo and passengers to Santa Martha and the parts adjacent
    • 2005, William Harwar Parker, Recollections of a Confederate Naval Officer, Digital Antiquaria, →ISBN, page 159:
      He and a number of others bought a bungo (a large canoe), and in it actually started for San Francisco, a distance of more than three thousand miles. The party chose for leader one Chris. Lilly, a pugilist, []
  2. A large sailboat once used in Mexico.[1]

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  1. ^ John Lloyd Stephens (1841): Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan: Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, volume 2. Published by Harper& Brothers. Page 383

Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Philippine *buŋuq.

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bungô

  1. (anatomy) skull

Bikol Central

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Philippine *buŋuq.

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  • Hyphenation: bu‧ngo
  • IPA(key): /buˈŋoʔ/, [buˈŋoʔ]

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bungô

  1. (anatomy) skull
  2. (anatomy) skeleton
    Synonym: kalabera

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Japanese

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Romanization

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bungo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぶんご

Tagalog

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Inherited from Proto-Philippine *buŋuq.

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bungô (Baybayin spelling ᜊᜓᜅᜓ)

  1. (anatomy) skull

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