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See also: übe and ubę́

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Tagalog ube.

NounEdit

ube (uncountable)

  1. The purple yam, Dioscorea alata.
    Ube is a popular ingredient in cakes and ice-cream in the Philippines.

AnagramsEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ubi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈu.be/, /ˈu.bɛ/

AdverbEdit

ube

  1. (interrogative adverb) where
    Ube esas me?Where am I?
    (direct question)
    Me ne savas ube me esas.I don't know where I am.
    (indirect question)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Malay ubi, Hawaiian uhi).

NounEdit

ube

  1. The purple yam, Dioscorea alata.