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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

sabi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さび

KrioEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese saber.

VerbEdit

sabi

  1. know

LinduEdit

NounEdit

sabi

  1. witness

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صَبِيّ(ṣabiyy).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sabi m (plural subien)

  1. (archaic) boy; male child

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural subien remains in common use; see there.

SynonymsEdit


Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese saber.

VerbEdit

sabi

  1. to know

PapiamentuEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • sa (synonym)

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese saber and Spanish saber and Kabuverdianu sabe.

VerbEdit

sabi

  1. to know

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese saber.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sabi

  1. (transitive) to know
  2. (auxiliary) to be able to (of learnt skills)

NounEdit

sabi

  1. knowledge

TagalogEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

sabi (base)

  1. Speech; what one says.
    Uulitin ko ang sabi ng lampaso: nakakalbo ako sa'yo!
    I will restate the mop's words: you tear my hair out!

VerbEdit

sabi (used in the form magsabi or sabihin)

  1. To say; to speak.
    Nagsasabi ako ng totoo.
    I’m telling the truth.

sabi (used in the form sabihan)

  1. To tell (to someone).
    Sinabihan ko siya na wawalisan niya ang sahig.
    I told him to sweep the floor.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

VerbEdit

sabí (base)

  1. To disclose one's wrongdoing; to tell on.
    Ipagsasabi kita 'pag may ginawa ka.
    I will tell on you if you do something.

SynonymsEdit


VenetianEdit

NounEdit

sabi

  1. plural of sabo