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EnglishEdit

 
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Buboes on the leg of a patient with bubonic plague.

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin būbō, from Ancient Greek βουβών (boubṓn, groin, swelling).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bubo (plural buboes)

  1. (pathology) An inflamed swelling of a lymph node, especially in the armpit or the groin, due to an infection such as bubonic plague, gonorrhea, tuberculosis or syphilis.
    • 1661, Johann Jacob Wecker, Eighteen books of the secrets of art and nature: being the summe and substance of naturall philisophy ...[1], page 42:
      If a Bubo or Carbuncle appear, set on Leeches not far from it, if it be in an ignoble part; ...

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bubo

  1. to pour
  2. to douse; to put out; to extinguish

NounEdit

bubo

  1. a fish trap made of woven bamboo

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Bube (boy, knave).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbubo/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧bo
  • Rhymes: -ubo

NounEdit

bubo (accusative singular bubon, plural buboj, accusative plural bubojn)

  1. urchin, waif, kid (living on street), gamin
    Hypernym: infano
    Hyponyms: bubaĉo, bubino
  2. (card games) jack

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Esperanto · ludkartoj (layout · text)
             
aso duo trio kvaro kvino seso sepo
             
oko naŭo deko fanto, bubo damo reĝo ĵokero

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Esperanto buboGerman Bube.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bubo (plural bubi)

  1. urchin, waif, kid (living on street), gamin
    Hypernym: puero
    Hyponyms: bubacho, bubino, bubulo

LatinEdit

 
būbō (horned owl)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *b(e)u (owl), see also Ancient Greek βύας (búas), Bulgarian буч (buč), Old Armenian բուէճ (buēč), and North Persian بوم(bum). The Indo-European root is onomatopoeic and was borrowed into Semitic languages such as Arabic بُوم(būm) and Classical Syriac ܒܐܘܐ(baʾwāʾ) and Caucasian languages such as Old Georgian ბუვი (buvi), Chechen бухӏа (buha), and Aghul бу́гьу.[1]

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

būbō m (genitive būbōnis); third declension

  1. an owl, especially the Eurasian eagle owl, Bubo bubo.
Usage notesEdit

Nearly always masculine, but used once as a feminine noun by Virgil in Aeneis IV:462:

hinc exaudiri voces et verba vocantis
visa viri, nox cum terras obscura teneret,
solaque culminibus ferali carmine bubo
saepe queri et longas in fletum ducere voces;
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būbō būbōnēs
Genitive būbōnis būbōnum
Dative būbōnī būbōnibus
Accusative būbōnem būbōnēs
Ablative būbōne būbōnibus
Vocative būbō būbōnēs
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, Mallory, Adams

Etymology 2Edit

Medieval Latin; from Ancient Greek βουβών (boubṓn, groin, swelling).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

būbō m (genitive būbōnis); third declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) Alternative form of būbōnēs
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būbō būbōnēs
Genitive būbōnis būbōnum
Dative būbōnī būbōnibus
Accusative būbōnem būbōnēs
Ablative būbōne būbōnibus
Vocative būbō būbōnēs

Etymology 3Edit

From būtiō (bittern)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bubō (present infinitive bubere); third conjugation, no passive, no perfect or supine stem

  1. I cry like a bittern
ConjugationEdit
   Conjugation of bubō (third conjugation, no supine stem, no perfect stem, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bubō bubis bubit bubimus bubitis bubunt
imperfect bubēbam bubēbās bubēbat bubēbāmus bubēbātis bubēbant
future bubam bubēs bubet bubēmus bubētis bubent
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bubam bubās bubat bubāmus bubātis bubant
imperfect buberem buberēs buberet buberēmus buberētis buberent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bube bubite
future bubitō bubitō bubitōte bubuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives bubere
participles bubēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
bubendī bubendō bubendum bubendō

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