lupanar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lupānar, from lupa (prostitute), literally ‘she-wolf’, from lupus (wolf).

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Noun[edit]

lupanar (plural lupanars)

  1. A brothel.
    • 1942, Elliot Paul, The Last Time I Saw Paris, Sickle Moon 2001, p. 33:
      A prostitute was not permitted to stand under a street lamp, and sisters were not allowed to work in the same lupanar.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

lupanar m (plural lupanars)

  1. (dated or literary) A brothel.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lupa (prostitute).

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Noun[edit]

lupānar n (genitive lupānāris); third declension

  1. brothel
  2. accusative singular of lupānar
  3. vocative singular of lupānar

Declension[edit]

Third declension neuter "pure" i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lupānar lupānāria
genitive lupānāris lupānārium
dative lupānārī lupānāribus
accusative lupānar lupānāria
ablative lupānārī lupānāribus
vocative lupānar lupānāria

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References[edit]

  • lŭpānar in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lupanar m (plural lupanares)

  1. brothel

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