See also: butà, butą, búta, bûta, -buta, ˈbuta, and ɓūtà

English

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Classical Persian بته (butta); see boteh.

Noun

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buta (plural butas)

  1. Alternative form of boteh

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Acehnese

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

Adjective

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buta

  1. blind; sightless

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Afar

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /buˈta/ [bʊˈtʌ]
  • Hyphenation: bu‧ta

Noun

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butá f 

  1. (mythology) lycanthropy

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  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Balinese

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Romanization

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buta

  1. Romanization of ᬩᬸᬢ (blind).
  2. Romanization of ᬪᬹᬢ (giant, wicked spirit).

Bikol Central

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: bu‧ta
  • IPA(key): /ˈbuta/ [ˈbu.ta]

Adjective

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buta

  1. blind; sightless

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Blagar

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Numeral

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buta

  1. four

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French

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Verb

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buta

  1. third-person singular past historic of buter

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Hausa

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /búː.tàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [búː.tàː]

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būtā̀ f (plural būtōcī, possessed form būtàr̃)

  1. jug or ewer for holding water
  2. kettle, teapot
  3. gourd

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  • Paul Newman, A Hausa–English Dictionary (2007)

Higaonon

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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buta

  1. blind; sightless

Hiligaynon

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

Adjective

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butá

  1. blind

Noun

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butá

  1. blind

Etymology 2

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Adjective

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butâ

  1. charged; full; replenished

Verb

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bútà

  1. to charge or replenish

Hungarian

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Etymology

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Of unknown origin.[1]

Perhaps ultimately from Proto-West Germanic *butt, from Proto-Germanic *buttaz (end, butt).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbutɒ]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: bu‧ta
  • Rhymes: -tɒ

Adjective

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buta (comparative butább, superlative legbutább)

  1. stupid, silly, foolish, dumb
    Synonyms: ostoba, csacsi, balga, botor, (the latter three are literary in style) oktondi
    Antonyms: okos, eszes, értelmes, intelligens

Declension

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative buta buták
accusative butát butákat
dative butának butáknak
instrumental butával butákkal
causal-final butáért butákért
translative butává butákká
terminative butáig butákig
essive-formal butaként butákként
essive-modal
inessive butában butákban
superessive bután butákon
adessive butánál butáknál
illative butába butákba
sublative butára butákra
allative butához butákhoz
elative butából butákból
delative butáról butákról
ablative butától butáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
butáé butáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
butáéi butákéi

Derived terms

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References

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  1. ^ buta in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (‘Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading

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  • buta in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • buta in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (‘A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress; published A–ez as of 2024)

Iban

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

Pronunciation

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IPA(key): /bu.taʔ/

Adjective

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buta

  1. blind

Etymology 2

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From English butter

Pronunciation

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IPA(key): /bu.ta/

Noun

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buta

  1. butter

Indonesian

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Malay buta (blind), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

Adjective

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buta

  1. blind
  2. (figurative) not knowing.
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Etymology 2

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From Javanese ꦧꦸꦠ (buta, giant), from Old Javanese bhūta, from Sanskrit भूत (bhūta, demon).

Noun

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buta

  1. giant
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  • bota (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore)

Further reading

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Iriga Bicolano

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

Adjective

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buta

  1. blind; sightless

Irish

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Etymology 1

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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buta m (genitive singular buta, nominative plural butaí)

  1. butt (of wine, etc.); cask

Etymology 2

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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buta m (genitive singular buta, nominative plural butaí)

  1. butt; thick end, stock
  2. (geography) butte
  3. stocky person
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Etymology 3

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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buta m (genitive singular buta, nominative plural butaí)

  1. Alternative form of babhta (boot, something given to equalize an exchange; thing exchanged; addition)

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Mutation

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buta bhuta mbuta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Japanese

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Romanization

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buta

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぶた
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ブタ

Javanese

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Romanization

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buta

  1. Romanization of ꦧꦸꦠ.

Kituba

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Noun

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buta

  1. weapon

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buta

  1. to give birth
  2. to produce

Lala (South Africa)

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Etymology

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From Common Bantu *-bʊ́ʊdia.

Verb

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-búta

  1. to ask

Libon Bikol

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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butá

  1. blind; sightless

Lingala

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Verb

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buta

  1. to climb

Malay

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayic *buta, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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buta (Jawi spelling بوتا)

  1. blind

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Descendants

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  • Indonesian: buta

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Masbate Sorsogon

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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buta

  1. blind; sightless

Masbatenyo

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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butá

  1. blind; sightless

Miraya Bikol

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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butá

  1. blind; sightless

Northern Catanduanes Bicolano

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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butá

  1. blind; sightless

Old Frisian

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Conjunction

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būta

  1. unless

Papiamentu

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Etymology

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From Portuguese botar.

Verb

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buta

  1. to put, to place
  2. to lay, to lay down

Phuthi

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Etymology

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From Common Bantu *-bʊ́ʊdia.

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-búta

  1. to ask

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Polish

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Deverbal from bucić.[1]

Noun

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buta f

  1. arrogance, haughtiness
    Synonyms: arogancja, hardość, wyniosłość
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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buta m inan

  1. genitive singular of but

References

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  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) “98-102”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 1, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 98-102

Further reading

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  • buta in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • buta in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Southern Catanduanes Bicolano

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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butá

  1. blind; sightless

Swazi

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Etymology

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From Common Bantu *-bʊ́ʊdia.

Verb

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-búta

  1. to ask

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Tatar

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buta

  1. young of a camel

Tausug

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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buta

  1. blind

Waray Sorsogon

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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buta

  1. blind; sightless

Waray-Waray

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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butá

  1. blind

Noun

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butá

  1. blind

West Albay Bikol

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buta, from Proto-Austronesian *buCa.

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butá

  1. blind; sightless