See also: IBU and .ibu

English

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Etymology

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Clipping of ibuprofen.

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ibu (countable and uncountable, plural ibus)

  1. (uncommon) ibuprofen

Iban

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  • IPA(key): [ibuʔ]
  • Hyphenation: i‧bu

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ibu

  1. aunt; aunty

Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Malay ibu.

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ibu (plural para ibu, ibu-ibu, first-person possessive ibuku, second-person possessive ibumu, third-person possessive ibunya)

  1. mother
    1. a (human) female who has given birth to a baby, who parents an adopted or fostered child, or who donates a fertilized egg or donates a body cell which has resulted in a clone.
      Synonyms: biyung, bunda, emak, embok, ibu, ibunda, ibung, indung, mak, mama, mami, mandeh, mbok, umi
    2. something that is the greatest or most significant of its kind.
  2. madam: A polite form of address for a woman or lady.
  3. you (very formal)

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  • bu more often meaning "ma'am".

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Javanese

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Romanization

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ibu

  1. Romanization of ꦲꦶꦧꦸ

Kavalan

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ibu

  1. ash

Malay

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ibu (Jawi spelling ايبو, plural ibu-ibu, informal 1st possessive ibuku, 2nd possessive ibumu, 3rd possessive ibunya)

  1. mother

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  • > Indonesian: ibu (inherited)
  • Iban: ibu

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Old High German

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Etymology

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From Proto-Germanic *jabai. Compare oba, whence modern German ob.

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ibu

  1. if

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See oba.

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  1. Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer, Second Edition

Old Javanese

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Etymology

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Unknown, probably from Proto-Mon-Khmer *(ʔ)boʔ (mother) (compare Temiar buk (mother), Jehai baboʔ (woman), Vietnamese vợ (wife), and Mon ၝောံ (bɜ̀ʔ)).

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ibu

  1. mother
    Synonyms: babu, bibi, ibu, iduṅ, ina, inaṅ, induṅ, janmayoni, mātā, matuh, rena

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  • "ibu" in P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson, Old Javanese-English Dictionary. 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1982.

Tausug

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Etymology

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From Proto-Philippine *ʀibu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ʀibu.

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ibu

  1. thousand

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ibu

  1. urine

Yoruba

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Etymology 1

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From i- (nominalizing prefix) +‎

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ibú

  1. considerable depth and expanse
  2. (by extension) any deep body of water; sea, ocean
    Synonyms: ibú-omi, òkun
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Etymology 2

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Unclear if it is related to Etymology 1

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ibú

  1. a fall; (especially) accidental; the act of accidentally falling
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Etymology 3

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From ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎

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ìbú

  1. breadth, width
    Synonyms: ẹ̀bú, ibò
  2. horizontalness, horizontality

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ìbú

  1. horizontal
    Synonym: oníbùú
    Antonyms: òró, ìró
    ìlà ìbú
    Horizontal line
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Etymology 4

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From ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to insult, yell, roar)

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ìbú

  1. the act of roaring; (especially) of animals

Etymology 5

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From ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to scoop, to chip)

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ìbù

  1. the act of chipping of or from some substance
  2. crack, split

Etymology 6

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From ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to be dusty)

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ìbu

  1. dustiness