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See also: Pupa, púpa, and pupă

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TranslingualEdit

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin, from a special use of Latin pūpa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpjuːpə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːpə

NounEdit

pupa (plural pupas or pupae or pupæ)

  1. An insect in the development stage between larva and adult.

HyponymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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ReferencesEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin, from a special use of Latin pūpa.

NounEdit

pupa m (genitive singular pupa, nominative plural pupaí)

  1. (zoology) pupa
    Synonym: criosalaid

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pupa phupa bpupa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "pupa" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “pupa” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “pupa” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pūpa. Doublet of poppa.

NounEdit

pupa f (plural pupe)

  1. doll (child's toy)
  2. pupa

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Feminine gender of pūpus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pūpa f (genitive pūpae); first declension

  1. girl, little girl
    Synonyms: puella, puellula
  2. doll, puppet
  3. (Vulgar Latin) breast, teat, nipple
  4. (New Latin) pupa (of an insect)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pūpa pūpae
Genitive pūpae pūpārum
Dative pūpae pūpīs
Accusative pūpam pūpās
Ablative pūpā pūpīs
Vocative pūpa pūpae

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pupa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pupa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • pupa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pupa in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

LatvianEdit

 
pupas

NounEdit

pupa f (4th declension)

  1. bean

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

pupa m sg

  1. genitive singular form of pups

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pupa f

  1. (anatomy, somewhat childish) bum, rear, buttocks

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • pupa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin pupa, from special use of Latin pūpa.

NounEdit

pupa f (plural pupas)

  1. pupa (insect in its development stage between a larva and an adult)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin *puppāre, from puppa (breast, teat, nipple), from Latin pūpa; or perhaps formed from a hypothetical, now lost noun *pupă in early Romanian, from this Latin word. Compare Italian poppare (to suckle), poppa (boob, breast), Catalan and Occitan popar (to suckle), popa (boob, breast). Less likely from or linked to pup (bud).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

a pupa (third-person singular present pupă, past participle pupat1st conj.

  1. (informal, transitive or reflexive with accusative) to kiss
    Te pup dulce.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Synonym: săruta

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from New Latin pupa, from special use of Latin pūpa.

NounEdit

pupa f (plural pupas)

  1. pupa

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

pupa f (plural pupas)

  1. bump, especially a cold sore
  2. (childish) boo-boo (pain)