GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

A 17th-century childish reduplication of the first syllable of Podex, from Latin pōdex.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpoːpo/, /poˈpoː/ (prescriptive standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔpo/ (more commonly, at least in western Germany)
  • (file)

NounEdit

Popo m (genitive Popos, plural Popos)

  1. (childish) bottom, buttocks, bum

Usage notesEdit

  • The word is used mainly by or towards children. Occasionally it may also be used among adults.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Hungarian: popó (buttocks)
  • Romanian: popou

Further readingEdit

  • Popo” in Duden online

SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Popo

  1. a popular nickname for the volcano Popocatépetl in Mexico
    Synonyms: Don Goyo, Popocatépetl