EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Portuguese peba. Ultimately from Old Tupi peba (having a flattened shape).

NounEdit

peba (plural pebas)

  1. An armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) found from Texas to Paraguay; the tatouhou.

ReferencesEdit


FinnishEdit

NounEdit

peba

  1. (slang) bum, ass

SynonymsEdit


LinduEdit

NounEdit

peba

  1. cat

MarshalleseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English paper, from Middle English paper, from Anglo-Norman paper, from Old French papier, from Latin papȳrus, from Ancient Greek πάπυρος (pápuros).

PronunciationEdit

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pʲeːbˠɑ], (enunciated) [pʲe pˠɑ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pʲejpˠæɰ/
  • Bender phonemes: {pȩybah}

NounEdit

peba

  1. paper
  2. a card

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English pepper, from Middle English peper, piper, from Old English piper, from West Germanic *piper, from Latin piper, from an Indo-Aryan source.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pʲeːbˠɑ], (enunciated) [pʲe pˠɑ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pʲejpˠæɰ/
  • Bender phonemes: {pȩybah}

NounEdit

peba

  1. a pepper (Capsicum)

Etymology 3Edit

Same as Etymology 2, but pronounced differently and referring to Piperaceae.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pʲɛbˠɑ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pʲɛpˠæɰ/
  • Bender phonemes: {pebah}

NounEdit

peba

  1. pepper (Piperaceae)

ReferencesEdit


Old TupiEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

peba

  1. having a flattened shape.

ReferencesEdit

  • Barbosa, A. Lemos; 1956; Curso de Tupi Antigo; Rio de Janeiro: Livraria São José.