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).

Noun[edit]

lobo (plural lobos)

  1. (Western 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]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (biology) lobe

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese lobo, from Latin lupus.

Noun[edit]

lobo m (plural lobos)

  1. wolf

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:
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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.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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

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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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lobo m (plural lobos, feminine loba)

  1. wolf

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Referring to wolf, from Spanish lobo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lobo

  1. balloon
  2. wolf

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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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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