lobo

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See also: Lobo and lôbo

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • loafer (see that entry for more)

Etymology[edit]

From American Spanish lobo (wolf). Doublet of lupus.

Noun[edit]

lobo (plural lobos)

  1. (Southwestern US dialects) A wolf.
    • 1983, David Earl Brown, The Wolf in the Southwest: the making of an endangered species:
      We used to pay a $20.00 bounty a head on lobos for a good many years, but stopped it because it was abused. Lobo scalps from Arizona, [...]
    • 2001, Joseph A. West, Johnny Blue and the Hanging Judge, page 43:
      "That may be so," Donnelly allowed, "but there desperate men around these parts, especially wolfers who have been collecting bounties for lobo scalps since the big snows of the Hard Winter."

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used in compound with "wolf": "lobo wolf".

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Esperanto[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lobo (accusative singular lobon, plural loboj, accusative plural lobojn)

  1. (biology) lobe

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese lobo, from Latin lupus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lobo m (plural lobos)

  1. wolf

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References[edit]

  • lobo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • lobo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • lobo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • lobo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • lobo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

lobo (plural lobos)

  1. lobe

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lobo m (plural lobi)

  1. (anatomy, botany, architecture) lobe

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

lobō

  1. dative singular of lobus
  2. ablative singular of lobus

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
Um lobo.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese lobo, from Latin lupus (wolf), from an Osco-Umbrian language, from Proto-Italic *lukʷos, metathesis of Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos. Doublet of lúpus, a borrowing.

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Noun[edit]

lobo m (plural lobos, feminine loba, feminine plural lobas)

  1. wolf (a wild canid)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin lobus, from Ancient Greek λοβός (lobós, earlobe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lobo m (plural lobos)

  1. (anatomy) lobe (division of the brain)
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Southern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun[edit]

lobo

  1. that; class 14 distal demonstrative.

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es
Un lobo.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lupus, from an Osco-Umbrian language, from Proto-Italic *lukʷos, metathesis of Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos. Doublet of lupus, a borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lobo m (plural lobos, feminine loba, feminine plural lobas)

  1. wolf
  2. (Spain, dated) drunkenness

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Further reading[edit]


Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun[edit]

lobo

  1. that; class 14 distal demonstrative.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish lobo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlobo]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lobo

  1. balloon
  2. wolf

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

lobo

  1. that; class 14 distal demonstrative.

Inflection[edit]

Stem -lóbo
Full form lóbo
Locative kulobo
Full form lóbo
Locative kulobo
Copulative yilobo
Possessive forms
Modifier Substantive
Class 1 walobo owalobo
Class 2 balobo abalobo
Class 3 walobo owalobo
Class 4 yalobo eyalobo
Class 5 lalobo elalobo
Class 6 alobo awalobo
Class 7 salobo esalobo
Class 8 zalobo ezalobo
Class 9 yalobo eyalobo
Class 10 zalobo ezalobo
Class 11 lwalobo olwalobo
Class 14 balobo obalobo
Class 15 kwalobo okwalobo
Class 17 kwalobo okwalobo

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