bubo

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See also: Bubo, bubó, and boo-boo

English[edit]

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Buboes on the leg of a patient with bubonic plague.

Etymology[edit]

Late Middle English, from Medieval Latin būbō, from Ancient Greek βουβών (boubṓn, groin, swelling).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bubo (plural buboes)

  1. (pathology) An inflamed swelling of a lymph node, especially in the armpit or the groin, due to an infection such as bubonic plague, gonorrhea, tuberculosis or syphilis.
    • 1661, Johann Jacob Wecker, Eighteen books of the secrets of art and nature: being the summe and substance of naturall philisophy ...[1], page 42:
      If a Bubo or Carbuncle appear, set on Leeches not far from it, if it be in an ignoble part; ...

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Translations[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *buqbuq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqbuq.

Verb[edit]

bubo

  1. to pour
  2. to douse; to put out; to extinguish

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *bubu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bubu, from Proto-Austronesian *bubu.

Noun[edit]

bubo

  1. a fish trap made of woven bamboo

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Bube (boy, knave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbubo/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧bo
  • Rhymes: -ubo

Noun[edit]

bubo (accusative singular bubon, plural buboj, accusative plural bubojn)

  1. urchin, waif, kid (living on street), gamin
    Hypernym: infano
    Hyponyms: bubaĉo, bubino
  2. (card games) jack

See also[edit]

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto buboGerman Bube.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bubo (plural bubi)

  1. urchin, waif, kid (living on street), gamin
    Hypernym: puero
    Hyponyms: bubacho, bubino, bubulo

Latin[edit]

būbō (horned owl)

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic, compare Ancient Greek βύας (búas), Bulgarian буч (buč), Old Armenian բու (bu), Persian بوم(bum), Arabic بُوم(būm), Classical Syriac ܒܐܘܐ(baʾwāʾ) and Caucasian languages such as Old Georgian ბუვი (buvi), Chechen бухӏа (buha), and Aghul бу́гьу, all meaning owls.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būbō m (genitive būbōnis); third declension

  1. an owl, especially the Eurasian eagle owl, Bubo bubo.
Usage notes[edit]

Nearly always masculine, but used once as a feminine noun by Virgil in Aeneis IV:462:

hinc exaudiri voces et verba vocantis
visa viri, nox cum terras obscura teneret,
solaque culminibus ferali carmine bubo
saepe queri et longas in fletum ducere voces;
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būbō būbōnēs
Genitive būbōnis būbōnum
Dative būbōnī būbōnibus
Accusative būbōnem būbōnēs
Ablative būbōne būbōnibus
Vocative būbō būbōnēs
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Romanian: buhă
  • Spanish: búho
  • Translingual: Bubo

Etymology 2[edit]

Medieval Latin; from Ancient Greek βουβών (boubṓn, groin, swelling).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būbō m (genitive būbōnis); third declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) Alternative form of būbōnēs
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būbō būbōnēs
Genitive būbōnis būbōnum
Dative būbōnī būbōnibus
Accusative būbōnem būbōnēs
Ablative būbōne būbōnibus
Vocative būbō būbōnēs

Etymology 3[edit]

From būtiō (bittern)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bubō (present infinitive bubere); third conjugation, no passive, no perfect or supine stem

  1. I cry like a bittern
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of bubō (third conjugation, no supine stem, no perfect stem, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bubō bubis bubit bubimus bubitis bubunt
imperfect bubēbam bubēbās bubēbat bubēbāmus bubēbātis bubēbant
future bubam bubēs bubet bubēmus bubētis bubent
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bubam bubās bubat bubāmus bubātis bubant
imperfect buberem buberēs buberet buberēmus buberētis buberent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present bube bubite
future bubitō bubitō bubitōte bubuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives bubere
participles bubēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
bubendī bubendō bubendum bubendō

References[edit]

  • bubo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bubo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bubo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • bubo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • bubo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Schwentner, Ernst (1954) , “Lat. būbō, būfō, gūfō”, in Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung auf dem Gebiete der Indogermanischen Sprachen, volume 72 1./2., DOI:10.2307/40847918, pages 120–123

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbu.bo/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧bo
  • Rhymes: -ubo

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bubo

  1. Alternative spelling of bobo

Noun[edit]

bubo

  1. Alternative spelling of bobo

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *bubu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bubu, from Proto-Austronesian *bubu₂. Cognates with Amis fofo, Ilocano bobo, Cebuano bubu, Malagasy vovo, Malay bubu, Bilba bufu, Buli (Indonesia) pup, and Pohnpeian uu.

Noun[edit]

bubo

  1. a round bamboo basket used as a fish trap

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

bubó

  1. act of frightening and driving away
    Synonyms: bulabog, bulahaw
  2. sudden flight of birds after being frightened and driven away

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Pronunciation 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

bubò

  1. act of casting, molding, or pouring
  2. something formed in a mold

Derived terms[edit]

Pronunciation 4[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buqbuq (pour). Cognates with Kapampangan bubu, Cebuano bubu, and Javanese bubuh (put in by accident).

Adjective[edit]

bubô

  1. overflowing, pouring out
  2. spilled

Noun[edit]

bubô

  1. act of pouring out
    Synonyms: buhos, salin
  2. act of spilling; spillage
    Synonym: ligwak
  3. spilled material; spilth

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