CebuanoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Philippine *bulan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bulan, from Proto-Austronesian *bulaN.

NounEdit

buwan

  1. the Earth's moon; the planet's only natural satellite; the Moon
  2. any natural satellite of a planet
  3. a month

Etymology 2Edit

Named after its shape.

NounEdit

buwan

  1. in bato lata; the ring or circle where the can is placed or made to stand

VerbEdit

buwan

  1. in bato lata; in an event of a standing; to use the (buwan) as an attack line

TagalogEdit

 
buwan

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *bulan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bulan, from Proto-Austronesian *bulaN. Compare Cebuano bulan, Fijian vula, Hiligaynon bulan, Ilocano bulan, Indonesian bulan, Javanese bulan, Kapampangan bulan, Malagasy volana, Malay bulan, Niuean pula, Pangasinan bulan, Sundanese bulan, and Waray-Waray bulan.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧wan
  • IPA(key): /buˈan/, [ˈbwan]

NounEdit

buwán

  1. moon
  2. month
    Synonym: masa

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit