knabo

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Knabe (which is now dated, but was still standard at the time of the creation of Esperanto), ultimately from Proto-West Germanic *knabō, an alternative reconstruction of *knappō. Compare English knave, knape, German Knappe, Dutch knaap.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈknabo]
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  • Rhymes: -abo
  • Hyphenation: kna‧bo

Noun[edit]

knabo (accusative singular knabon, plural knaboj, accusative plural knabojn)

  1. boy
    • 1903, L. L. Zamenhof, Fundamenta Krestomatio, Project Gutenberg transcription
      La malgranda knabo estis en forta febro kaj malfacile bataladis pro spiro.
      The small boy had a high fever and with difficulty fought to breathe.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *knabō.

Noun[edit]

knabo m

  1. boy

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  • Middle High German: knabe