labor

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

labor (countable and uncountable, plural labors)

  1. American standard spelling of labour.

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Verb[edit]

labor (third-person singular simple present labors, present participle laboring, simple past and past participle labored)

  1. American standard spelling of labour.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of uncertain origin.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

labor m (genitive labōris); third declension

  1. work
  2. labour
  3. illness
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative labor labōrēs
genitive labōris labōrum
dative labōrī labōribus
accusative labōrem labōrēs
ablative labōre labōribus
vocative labor labōrēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂b- (to hang loosely).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lābor (present infinitive lābī, perfect active lāpsus sum); third conjugation, deponent

  1. I slip
  2. I glide, flow
Inflection[edit]

This verb takes the perfect passive participle lābundus instead of *lābendus.

Conjugation of labor (third conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lābor lāberis, lābere lābitur lābimur lābiminī lābuntur
imperfect lābēbar lābēbāris, lābēbāre lābēbātur lābēbāmur lābēbāminī lābēbantur
future lābar lābēris, lābēre lābētur lābēmur lābēminī lābentur
perfect lāpsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect lāpsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect lāpsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lābar lābāris, lābāre lābātur lābāmur lābāminī lābantur
imperfect lāberer lāberēris, lāberēre lāberētur lāberēmur lāberēminī lāberentur
perfect lāpsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect lāpsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lābere lābiminī
future lābitor lābitor lābuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives lābī lāpsus esse lāpsūrus esse lāpsum īrī
participles lābēns lāpsus lāpsūrus lābundus
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin labor, labōris.

Noun[edit]

labor f (plural labores)

  1. job
  2. work
  3. labor

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