bufo

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See also: Bufo, bufó, and bufò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Translingual Bufo marinus (now Rhinella marina), the cane toad, from Latin būfo (toad).

Noun[edit]

bufo (plural bufos)

  1. (Hawaii, slang) toad, frog

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

bufo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of bufar

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin būfo (toad).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈbufo/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧fo
  • Rhymes: -ufo

Noun[edit]

bufo (accusative singular bufon, plural bufoj, accusative plural bufojn)

  1. toad

See also[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin būfo (toad).

Noun[edit]

bufo

  1. toad

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

būfō m (genitive būfōnis); third declension

  1. a toad

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative būfō būfōnēs
Genitive būfōnis būfōnum
Dative būfōnī būfōnibus
Accusative būfōnem būfōnēs
Ablative būfōne būfōnibus
Vocative būfō būfōnēs

Descendants[edit]

  • English: bufo
  • Italian: buffone
  • Sicilian: buffa
  • Spanish: bufón
  • Translingual: Bufo

References[edit]

  • bufo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bufo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bufo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • bufo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *būfo, from Latin būbō, from Proto-Indo-European *b(e)u.

Noun[edit]

bufo m (plural bufos)

  1. Eurasian eagle owl (Bubo bubo)
  2. (Portugal, slang) police informant
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian buffo (comical).

Adjective[edit]

bufo m (feminine singular bufa, masculine plural bufos, feminine plural bufas, comparable)

  1. (of an actor or plot) comical or burlesque
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From bufar (to puff).

Noun[edit]

bufo m (plural bufos)

  1. an instance of puffing
Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bufo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of bufar
    Eu bufo.
    I puff.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bufo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of bufar.