autobus

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See also: Autobus and autobús

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An autobus (sense 1) in Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France, in 1966.
The autobus (sense 2) at Stage 10 of the 2005 Tour de France.

From auto- (prefix meaning ‘self’, in the sense of being self-propelled) +‎ bus. Sense 2 (“large group of cyclists who have fallen behind the peloton”) is borrowed from French autobus.

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Noun[edit]

autobus (plural autobuses or autobusses)

  1. (road transport, dated) A bus that is a motor vehicle, as opposed to earlier horse-drawn buses.
  2. (by extension, cycle racing) A large group of cyclists who have fallen behind the peloton (main group of riders) in a race.
    Synonyms: groupetto, gruppetto, laughing group

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Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

autobus m

  1. bus

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

autobus inan

  1. bus

Declension[edit]

Declension of autobus (inanimate, ending in consonant)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive autobus autobusa autobusak
ergative autobusek autobusak autobusek
dative autobusi autobusari autobusei
genitive autobusen autobusaren autobusen
comitative autobusekin autobusarekin autobusekin
causative autobusengatik autobusarengatik autobusengatik
benefactive autobusentzat autobusarentzat autobusentzat
instrumental autobusez autobusaz autobusez
inessive autobusetan autobusean autobusetan
locative autobusetako autobuseko autobusetako
allative autobusetara autobusera autobusetara
terminative autobusetaraino autobuseraino autobusetaraino
directive autobusetarantz autobuserantz autobusetarantz
destinative autobusetarako autobuserako autobusetarako
ablative autobusetatik autobusetik autobusetatik
partitive autobusik
prolative autobustzat

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

autobus m inan

  1. bus, coach, omnibus

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Further reading[edit]

  • autobus in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • autobus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English autobus or French autobus.[1] Equivalent to auto +‎ bus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑu̯.toːˌbʏs/, /ˈoː.toːˌbʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: au‧to‧bus

Noun[edit]

autobus m (plural autobussen, diminutive autobusje n)

  1. bus, coach (vehicle)

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: otobus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009) Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From auto- +‎ bus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

autobus m (plural autobus)

  1. bus, coach (vehicle)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French autobus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

autobus m (invariable)

  1. bus
    Synonym: pullman

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From auto- +‎ (omni)bus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /awˈtɔ.bus/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔbus
  • Syllabification: au‧to‧bus

Noun[edit]

autobus m inan (diminutive autobusik)

  1. bus

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

nouns
adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • autobus in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • autobus in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

autobus n (plural autobuse)

  1. Alternative form of autobuz

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English autobus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /autǒːbus/
  • Hyphenation: a‧u‧to‧bus

Noun[edit]

autóbus m (Cyrillic spelling ауто́бус)

  1. bus

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Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

autobus m (genitive singular autobusa, autobusu, nominative plural autobusy, genitive plural autobusov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. a bus

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Further reading[edit]

  • autobus in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk