bulbo

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bulbo (accusative singular bulbon, plural bulboj, accusative plural bulbojn)

  1. bulb (of a plant, e.g. of an onion or tulip).
  2. onion (see also cepo)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin bulbus (bulb, onion), from Ancient Greek βολβός (bolbós, plant with round swelling on underground stem).

Noun[edit]

bulbo m (plural bulbos)

  1. bulb (of a plant)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin bulbus, from Ancient Greek βολβός (bolbós, plant with round swelling on underground stem).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbul.bo/
  • Rhymes: -ulbo
  • Hyphenation: bùl‧bo

Noun[edit]

bulbo m (plural bulbi)

  1. bulb
  2. ball, globe
  3. light bulb, light globe
  4. breakwater ((nautical) a low bulkhead across the forecastle deck of a ship)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

bulbō

  1. dative/ablative singular of bulbus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin bulbus (bulb, onion), from Ancient Greek βολβός (bolbós, plant with round swelling on underground stem).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈbuw.bu/ [ˈbuʊ̯.bu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈbuw.bo/ [ˈbuʊ̯.bo]

  • Hyphenation: bul‧bo

Noun[edit]

bulbo m (plural bulbos)

  1. bulb (object that is spherical at one end and tapering at the other)
    1. (botany) bulb (bulb-shaped root portion of a plant)
      Synonym: bolbo
    2. the glass envelope of a light bulb

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin bulbus (bulb, onion), from Ancient Greek βολβός (bolbós, plant with round swelling on underground stem).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbulbo/ [ˈbul.β̞o]
  • Rhymes: -ulbo
  • Hyphenation: bul‧bo

Noun[edit]

bulbo m (plural bulbos)

  1. (botany) bulb
  2. (electronics) vacuum tube

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