Cebuano edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧soy

Noun edit


  1. the cashew tree (Anacardium occidentale)
  2. the cashew apple; the fruit of this tree
  3. thecashew nut; the seed of this tree

Tagalog edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Mexican Spanish casui, from Portuguese acaju, from Old Tupi akaîu. Compare Bikol Central kasoy, Cebuano kasoy, and Hiligaynon kasoy.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧soy
  • IPA(key): /kaˈsoj/, [kɐˈsoɪ̯]
  • Rhymes: -oj

Noun edit

kasóy (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜐᜓᜌ᜔)

  1. cashew (tree, fruit, and nut)
    Synonym: balubad

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Related terms edit

References edit

  • Zorc, David Paul (1981) Core Etymological Dictionary of Filipino: Part 2, page 81