Etymology

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Ultimately from Sanskrit गज (gaja)

Noun

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gadyà

  1. (angry register) dog

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Bikol Central

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Malay gajah, from Sanskrit गज (gaja).

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: gad‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ɡadˈjaʔ/ [ɡaˈd͡ʒaʔ]

Noun

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gadyâ (Basahan spelling ᜄᜇ᜔ᜌ)

  1. (archaic) elephant
  2. (vulgar, angry register) animal
  3. (Naga, angry register) water buffalo; carabao
  4. (Tabaco–Legazpi–Sorsogon, angry register) dog
    Synonym: dayo

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Cebuano

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Malay gajah, from Sanskrit गज (gaja).

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: ga‧dya
  • IPA(key): /ɡadˈjaʔ/ [ɡɐd̪ˈjaʔ]

Noun

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gadyâ (Badlit spelling ᜄᜇ᜔ᜌ)

  1. elephant
    Synonym: elepante

Tagalog

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Malay gajah, ultimately from Sanskrit गज (gaja); since supplanted in modern times by elepante.

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Noun

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gadyâ (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜇ᜔ᜌ) (zoology, archaic)

  1. elephant
    Synonym: elepante

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