labor

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

labor (countable and uncountable, plural labors)

  1. American standard spelling of labour.

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Verb[edit]

labor (third-person singular simple present labors, present participle laboring, simple past and past participle labored)

  1. American standard spelling of labour.

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

labos m (genitive labōris); third declension

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

labor m (genitive labōris); third declension

  1. work
  2. labour
  3. illness

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative labor labōrēs
genitive labōris labōrum
dative labōrī labōribus
accusative labōrem labōrēs
ablative labōre labōribus
vocative labor labōrēs

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Descendants[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂b- (to hang loosely).

Verb[edit]

present active lābor, present infinitive lābī, perfect active lāpsus sum (deponent)

  1. I slip
  2. I glide, flow

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin labor, labōris.

Noun[edit]

labor f (plural labores)

  1. job
  2. work
  3. labor

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