See also: Pobre

Bikol Central edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish pobre.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpobɾe/, [ˈpo.bɾe]
  • Hyphenation: po‧bre

Adjective edit

póbre (intensified pobrehon) (Basahan spelling ᜉᜓᜊ᜔ᜍᜒ)

  1. poor; impoverished
    Synonym: mahidap
    Antonym: mayaman

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Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Catalan pobre, from Latin pauper, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂w- (few, small). Compare Occitan paure~paubre, French pauvre, Spanish pobre.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

pobre (feminine pobra, masculine and feminine plural pobres)

  1. poor (lacking resources)
  2. poor (lamentable)

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Galician edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese pobre, from Latin pauper, pauperem.

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Adjective edit

pobre m or f (plural pobres)

  1. poor
    Antonym: rico
  2. scanty
    Synonym: escaso
  3. unfortunate
    Synonym: desafortunado

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Noun edit

pobre m or f by sense (plural pobres)

  1. poor person
    Antonym: rico

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Interjection edit

pobre!

  1. poor thing!

References edit

  • pobre” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • pobre” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • pobre” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • pobre” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • pobre” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hiligaynon edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish pobre.

Adjective edit

pobre

  1. poor

Noun edit

pobre

  1. a beggar; a mendicant

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese pobre, poubre, from Latin pauperem, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂w- (few, small).

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Hyphenation: po‧bre

Adjective edit

pobre m or f (plural pobres, comparable, comparative mais pobre, superlative o mais pobre or pobríssimo or paupérrimo)

  1. poor
    Antonym: rico

Usage notes edit

  • This adjective belongs to a group of Portuguese adjectives whose position relative to a noun changes depending on its meaning. When positioned before the noun, it is used to describe the state of being pitiable (e.g., Um pobre menino!), whereas when positioned after the noun (like most Portuguese adjectives), it refers to the lack of resources (e.g., Um menino muito pobre, sem dinheiro para comprar comida.).

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Noun edit

pobre m or f by sense (plural pobres)

  1. poor

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Further reading edit

Spanish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Spanish pobre, from Latin pauperem, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂w- (few, small).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpobɾe/ [ˈpo.β̞ɾe]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -obɾe
  • Syllabification: po‧bre

Adjective edit

pobre m or f (masculine and feminine plural pobres, superlative paupérrimo or pobrísimo)

  1. (before the noun) poor (pitiable, pitiful)
    Mi pobre vecino siempre está llorando.
    My poor neighbor is always crying.
    • 2013, El sueño el Morfeo, Vuelve (a donde has venido):
      El pasado ya es pasado, no tienes que pedir perdón. Solo déjanos tranquilos a mí y a mi pobre corazón.
      The past is the past, you don't have to ask forgiveness. Just leave us alone, me and my poor heart.
  2. (after the noun) poor (lacking money, resources, etc.)
    Se relajan las familias ricas en casas lujosas y las familias pobres tiran en chozas desmoronadas.
    The rich families relax in luxurious houses and the poor families get by in dilapidated huts.

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Descendants edit

  • Bikol Central: pobre
  • Hiligaynon: pobre
  • Tagalog: pobre, pulubi

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Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish pobre, from Latin pauper. Doublet of pulubi.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: po‧bre
  • IPA(key): /ˈpobɾe/, [ˈpob.ɾɛ]
  • (file)

Adjective edit

pobre (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜓᜊ᜔ᜇᜒ)

  1. poor
    Synonyms: mahirap, maralita

Noun edit

pobre (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜓᜊ᜔ᜇᜒ)

  1. a beggar; a mendicant
    Synonym: dukha

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Further reading edit

  • pobre”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018