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ababang
pronunciation
a--baŋ
meaning
noun. 1) Butterfly (insect) 2) Butterfly fish - type of fish ornamented with black and yellow stripes. Also guihan ababang 'butterfly fish.' Refers to many small fish of the families zanclidae and chaetodontidae.
etymology
From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian baŋbaŋ, meaning butterfly or butterfly fish.
examples
additional comments
guihan ababang; ababang amariyu; ababang gupalao; ababang kåhet
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