LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Proto-Indo-European root *peh₂w- (few, little) (whence also puer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pūpus m (genitive pūpī); second declension

  1. a boy, a child
  2. a puppet
  3. the pupil of the eye (post-class. for pūpula and pūpilla)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pūpus pūpī
Genitive pūpī pūpōrum
Dative pūpō pūpīs
Accusative pūpum pūpōs
Ablative pūpō pūpīs
Vocative pūpe pūpī

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: pupo
  • Sicilian: pupu

ReferencesEdit

  • pupus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pupus 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)
  • pupus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

pupus m

  1. accusative plural form of pups

SundaneseEdit

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VerbEdit

pupus

  1. to die