See also: tribú and tribù

CatalanEdit

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tribu f (plural tribus)

  1. tribe

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French tribu, from Latin tribus.

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tribu f (plural tribus)

  1. tribe
  2. sigma-algebra

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

tribū

  1. ablative singular of tribus

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

tribu

  1. Alternative form of tribe

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French tribu, borrowed from Latin tribus.

NounEdit

tribu f (plural tribuz)

  1. tribe

DescendantsEdit

  • French: tribu

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tribus.

NounEdit

tribu m (oblique plural tribus, nominative singular tribus, nominative plural tribu)

  1. tribe
    • Jean de Mandeville, Le livre des merveilles du monde, ed. C. Deluz, Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes 31, Paris, 2000. Available via the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub
      La comaunda ly angele a Adam q'il cohabistast ovesqez sa femme, si engendra Seth du quel tribu Jhesu Crist nasquy
      Then the angel commanded to Adam that he have sex with his wife, so he begat Seth, from which the tribe of Jesus Christ was born

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Old SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tribus, from the root of trēs (three). Compare Old French tribu.

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NounEdit

tribu m or f (plural tribus)

  1. tribe
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 22v.
      Embio moẏſen. xij. barones de cada tribu ¬ plegaró faſta tŕa demaach ¬ uinieró atŕa de ebró.
      Moses sent twelve men from each tribe, and they reached the land of Hamath and came to the land of Hebron.
    • Idem, f. 79r.
      Sant pablo q́ ante auie nóbre ſaulus fue del tribu de beniamin naſcio en iuda e al ſegúdo ańo aṕs dela paſſió de iħu xṕo baptizo ananias e damaſco []
      Saint Paul, who before had the name Saul, was of the tribe of Benjamin. He was born in Judea, and in the second year after the Passion of Jesus Christ Ananias baptized [him] in Damascus []

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PortugueseEdit

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tribu f (plural tribus)

  1. Obsolete spelling of tribo (tribe)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish tribu, from Latin tribus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɾibu/ [ˈt̪ɾi.β̞u]
  • Rhymes: -ibu
  • Syllabification: tri‧bu

NounEdit

tribu f (plural tribus)

  1. tribe
  2. (taxonomy) tribe

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TagalogEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish tribu, from Latin tribus.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: tri‧bu
  • IPA(key): /ˈtɾibu/, [ˈtɾi.bʊ]

NounEdit

tribu

  1. tribe (cohesive group of people)
    Synonyms: lipi, angkan
  2. (anthropology) tribe (society larger than a band)

See alsoEdit