CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

See bulan.

NounEdit

buwan

  1. (dialectal, Urban Cebu, Bohol, Leyte) Alternative form of bulan
  2. ring or circle where the can is placed or made to stand in bato lata

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]
  • Rhymes: -an

NounEdit

buwán

  1. moon
  2. month

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit