BUYAH

AcronymDefinition
BUYAHBoston University Youth Alliance for Housing (activist group; Massachusetts)
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At close inspection, however, a further six have to be eliminated as evidence for a close link because they do occur in Malayic languages, such as Minangkabau (ma-aru "to stir food", buyah "foam"), Banjarese (bilak "open"), Than (mulung "sago") and Salako in West Kalimantan (amuukng "sago", bariha "to have diarrhoea "); the relation between BM alapan "part of the deceased's personal possessions which is given as an act of piety" and Bacan Malay alapi "to take something on behalf of another" should also be tested against various other reflexes of Proto-Malayic *alap "to take".