See also: Gabi and gab-i

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Cebuano gabi, from Proto-Philippine *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


BarngarlaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Kaurna kauwi, Pitjantjatjara kapi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gabi

  1. water
    Synonym: gawoo

ReferencesEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *gabi.

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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: gabi

AnagramsEdit


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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *gabi.

NounEdit

gábi

  1. taro

MansakaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ʀabiqi (late afternoon, evening, evening meal, yesterday), from Proto-Austronesian *ʀabiqi (late afternoon, evening, evening meal).

NounEdit

gabi

  1. night

MasbatenyoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *gabi.

NounEdit

gabi

  1. taro

Tagakaulu KalaganEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ʀabiqi (late afternoon, evening, evening meal, yesterday), from Proto-Austronesian *ʀabiqi (late afternoon, evening, evening meal).

NounEdit

gabi

  1. night

TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ga‧bi
  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈbi/, [ɡɐˈbi]
  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈbe/, [ɡɐˈbe] (colloquial)

NounEdit

gabí (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜊᜒ)

  1. evening; night
Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit
  • Malay: gabi (dinner)

Etymology 2Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡabi/, [ˈɡabɪ]

NounEdit

gábi (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜊᜒ)

  1. taro (Colocasia esculenta)
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

YogadEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ʀabiqi (late afternoon, evening, evening meal, yesterday), from Proto-Austronesian *ʀabiqi (late afternoon, evening, evening meal).

NounEdit

gabí

  1. night