See also: Bubo, bubó, and boo-boo

EnglishEdit

 
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Buboes on the leg of a patient with bubonic plague.

EtymologyEdit

Late Middle English, from Medieval Latin būbō, from Ancient Greek βουβών (boubṓn, groin, swelling).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bubo (plural bubos or 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; ...

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TranslationsEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Philippine *buqbuq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqbuq.

VerbEdit

bubo

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Philippine *bubu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bubu, from Proto-Austronesian *bubu.

NounEdit

bubo

  1. a fish trap made of woven bamboo

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Bube (boy, knave).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbubo/
  • (file)
  • 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

Onomatopoeic, compare Ancient Greek βύας (búas), Bulgarian буч (buč), Old Armenian բու (bu), Persian بوم(bum), Arabic بُوم(būm), Classical Syriac ܒܐܘܐ(baʾwāʾ) and Caucasian languages such as Old Georgian ბუვი (buvi), Chechen бухӏа (buha), and Aghul бу́гьу, all meaning owls.

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
  • Translingual: Bubo

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
DescendantsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • bubo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bubo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bubo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • bubo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • bubo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Schwentner, Ernst (1954), “Lat. būbō, būfō, gūfō”, in Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung auf dem Gebiete der Indogermanischen Sprachen, volume 72 1./2., DOI:10.2307/40847918, pages 120–123

TagalogEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧bo
  • IPA(key): /ˈbubo/, [ˈbʊbo]
  • Rhymes: -ubo

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

bubo

  1. Alternative spelling of bobo
NounEdit

bubo

  1. Alternative spelling of bobo

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Philippine *bubu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bubu, from Proto-Austronesian *bubu₂. Cognates with Amis fofo, Ilocano bobo, Cebuano bubu, Malagasy vovo, Malay bubu, Bilba bufu, Buli (Indonesia) pup, and Pohnpeian uu.

NounEdit

bubo

  1. round bamboo basket used as a fish trap

Pronunciation 2Edit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧bo
  • IPA(key): /buˈbo/, [bʊˈbo]
  • Rhymes: -o

NounEdit

bubó

  1. act of frightening and driving away a flock of birds
    Synonyms: bulabog, bulahaw
  2. sudden flight of birds (after being frightened and driven away)
Derived termsEdit

Pronunciation 3Edit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧bo
  • IPA(key): /ˈbuboʔ/, [ˈbʊboʔ]
  • Rhymes: -uboʔ

NounEdit

bubò

  1. casting; pouring into a mold
  2. something formed in a mold
    Synonym: molde
Derived termsEdit

Pronunciation 4Edit

  • Hyphenation: bu‧bo
  • IPA(key): /buˈboʔ/, [bʊˈboʔ]
  • Rhymes: -oʔ

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqbuq (pour). Cognate with Kapampangan bubu, Cebuano bubu, and Javanese bubuh (put in by accident).

AdjectiveEdit

bubô

  1. overflowing; pouring out
    Synonyms: buhos, salin, ligwak, huho
  2. spilled; poured out accidentally

NounEdit

bubô

  1. act of pouring out
    Synonyms: buhos, salin
  2. spillage; act of spilling
    Synonym: ligwak
  3. spilled material
Derived termsEdit