See also: Gabi and gab-i

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Cebuano gabi.

NounEdit

gabi

  1. Colocasia esculenta, raised as a food primarily for its corm, which distantly resembles potato.
  2. Any of several other species with similar corms and growth habit in Colocasia, Alocasia etc.
  3. Food from a taro plant.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ga‧bi

NounEdit

gabi

  1. the taro plant (Colocasia esculenta)
  2. any of several other species with similar corms and growth habit in Colocasia, Alocasia etc.
  3. the corms of this plant
  4. the leaves of this plant used as vegetable

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GamilaraayEdit

 
gabi

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

gabi

  1. A male marriage class or skin group. A gabi can marry only a yibathaa; his sons will be gambu, and his daughters buuthaa.

Etymology 2Edit

From English coffee.

NounEdit

gabi

  1. coffee

ReferencesEdit

  • Peter Austin, A Reference Dictionary of Gamilaraay, northern New South Wales (1993)
  • Dhiirrala Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Language Program St Joseph School Po Box 125 Walgett NSW 2368 Australia
  • (2003) Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Yuwaalayaay Dictionary
  • (2015) Ma Gamilaraay

HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

gábi

  1. taro

Tagakaulu KalaganEdit

NounEdit

gabi

  1. night

TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *Rabiqi (late afternoon, evening, evening meal, yesterday), from Proto-Austronesian *Rabiqi (late afternoon, evening, evening meal). Cognate with Amis lafi (dinner, evening meal), Ilocano rabii, Cebuano gabii, and Bima awi, awina (yesterday).

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈbi/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧bi

NounEdit

gabí (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜊᜒ)

  1. evening, night

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Philippine *gabi. Cognate with Mayoyao Ifugao gabi, Hanunoo gabi, and Cebuano gabi.

Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

gabi (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜊᜒ)

  1. taro plant (Colocasia esculenta)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit