lupus

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lupus ‎(wolf).

Noun[edit]

lupus

  1. The specific name of the grey wolf, Canis lupus.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lupus ‎(wolf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lupus ‎(uncountable)

  1. (pathology) Any of a number of autoimmune diseases, the most common of which is systemic lupus erythematosus.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lupus m ‎(invariable)

  1. (pathology) lupus

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Osco-Umbrian (Latin would be *volquus), from Proto-Italic *lukʷos, metathesis of Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos. Osco-Umbrian regularly changes Proto-Indo-European */kʷ/ into /p/.

Cognates include Ancient Greek λύκος ‎(lúkos), Sanskritवृकः ‎(vṛkaḥ), Old English wulf (English wolf) and Russian волк ‎(volk). Not a cognate of volpēs ‎(fox)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lupus m ‎(genitive lupī); second declension (feminine lupa)

  1. A wolf
    Homo homini lupus est.
    Man is a wolf to man.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lupus lupī
genitive lupī lupōrum
dative lupō lupīs
accusative lupum lupōs
ablative lupō lupīs
vocative lupe lupī

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lupus.

Noun[edit]

lupus m ‎(uncountable)

  1. lupus