See also: Pupa, púpa, pupă, and pupą

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin, from Latin pūpa.

NounEdit

pupa

  1. Used as a specific epithet; resembling an insect in its pupal stage of development.

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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.
    • 1959, Walt Kelly, Pogo, April 21 comic strip (→ISBN, p. 34):
      [Deacon Mushrat to Pogo:] The public is the pupae of the purposely purblind...

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IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin pūpa. Doublet of pop and popi

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpu.pa]
  • Hyphenation: pu‧pa

NounEdit

pupa (first-person possessive pupaku, second-person possessive pupamu, third-person possessive pupanya)

  1. pupa.

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

pupa (plural pupas)

  1. girl
    Synonym: puera
  2. doll
  3. pupa (of an insect)

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

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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.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pūpa. Doublet of poppa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpu.pa/
  • Rhymes: -upa
  • Hyphenation: pù‧pa

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. (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

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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

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

pupa f (4th declension)

  1. bean (Can we add an example for this sense?)
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

pupa m sg

  1. genitive singular form of pups

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian pupa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pupa f (plural pupi)

  1. doll (child's toy)

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Pokorny, cognate with Latin puppis (possibly) and Ancient Greek πύματος (púmatos, the last), from a common Proto-Indo-European *pu (turned away) << *h₂epó (away, off).[1]

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NounEdit

pupa f

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

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 1, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 155

Further readingEdit

  • pupa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • 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).

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VerbEdit

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

  1. (informal, transitive or reflexive with accusative) to kiss
    Te pup dulce.
    I kiss you sweetly.
    Synonym: săruta
  2. (informal) to match, to coincide

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

pupa (Cyrillic spelling пупа)

  1. genitive singular of pup

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)

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