pub

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of public house

Noun[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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pub (plural pubs)

  1. (UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa) A public house where beverages, primarily alcoholic, may be bought and consumed, also providing food and sometimes entertainment such as live music or television.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:pub
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, “Foreword”, in The China Governess: A Mystery, London: Chatto & Windus, →OCLC:
      Reg liked a chat about old times and we used to go and have a chinwag in the pub.
    • 2013 June 8, “The new masters and commanders”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8839, page 52:
      From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Estonian: pubi
  • Finnish: pub, pubi
  • French: pub
  • German: Pub
  • Greek: παμπ (pamp)
  • Hindi: पब (pab)
  • Icelandic: pöbb
  • Italian: pub
  • Japanese: パブ (pabu)
  • Korean: 퍼브 (peobeu)
  • Norwegian: pub
  • Polish: pub
  • Russian: паб (pab)
  • Spanish: pub
  • Swedish: pub
  • Thai: ผับ (pàp)
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

pub (third-person singular simple present pubs, present participle pubbing, simple past and past participle pubbed)

  1. (informal, intransitive) To go to one or more public houses.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Most commonly in the phrase "go pubbing".

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of public server

Noun[edit]

pub (plural pubs)

  1. (video games, slang) A public server.
    • 2002, Sean C. Cunningham, “if you play on random public servers, you're an [sic] tool and have no right to complain about cheaters.”, in alt.games.half-life.counterstrike (Usenet):
      Well there's private servers and then there's pubs that do their best to make sure everyone plays fair. The second option will be a lot easier to find.

Etymology 3[edit]

Clipping of publication.

Noun[edit]

pub (plural pubs)

  1. Clipping of publication.
    registered pubs

Etymology 4[edit]

Clipping of publish.

Verb[edit]

pub (third-person singular simple present pubs, present participle pubbing, simple past and past participle pubbed)

  1. (informal, transitive) to publish
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Clipping of publisher.

Noun[edit]

pub (plural pubs)

  1. Clipping of publisher.
    • 1979 April 14, “Barbara G. (classified advertisement)”, in Gay Community News, page 14:
      Pubs say it's out of print, but it was supposed to have been reissued.

Anagrams[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pub.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpub/, [ˈpub]
  • Rhymes: -ub
  • Syllabification(key): pub

Noun[edit]

pub

  1. pub

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pub (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative pub pubit
genitive pubin pubien
partitive pubia pubeja
illative pubiin pubeihin
singular plural
nominative pub pubit
accusative nom. pub pubit
gen. pubin
genitive pubin pubien
partitive pubia pubeja
inessive pubissa pubeissa
elative pubista pubeista
illative pubiin pubeihin
adessive pubilla pubeilla
ablative pubilta pubeilta
allative pubille pubeille
essive pubina pubeina
translative pubiksi pubeiksi
abessive pubitta pubeitta
instructive pubein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of pub (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative pubini pubini
accusative nom. pubini pubini
gen. pubini
genitive pubini pubieni
partitive pubiani pubejani
inessive pubissani pubeissani
elative pubistani pubeistani
illative pubiini pubeihini
adessive pubillani pubeillani
ablative pubiltani pubeiltani
allative pubilleni pubeilleni
essive pubinani pubeinani
translative pubikseni pubeikseni
abessive pubittani pubeittani
instructive
comitative pubeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative pubisi pubisi
accusative nom. pubisi pubisi
gen. pubisi
genitive pubisi pubiesi
partitive pubiasi pubejasi
inessive pubissasi pubeissasi
elative pubistasi pubeistasi
illative pubiisi pubeihisi
adessive pubillasi pubeillasi
ablative pubiltasi pubeiltasi
allative pubillesi pubeillesi
essive pubinasi pubeinasi
translative pubiksesi pubeiksesi
abessive pubittasi pubeittasi
instructive
comitative pubeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative pubimme pubimme
accusative nom. pubimme pubimme
gen. pubimme
genitive pubimme pubiemme
partitive pubiamme pubejamme
inessive pubissamme pubeissamme
elative pubistamme pubeistamme
illative pubiimme pubeihimme
adessive pubillamme pubeillamme
ablative pubiltamme pubeiltamme
allative pubillemme pubeillemme
essive pubinamme pubeinamme
translative pubiksemme pubeiksemme
abessive pubittamme pubeittamme
instructive
comitative pubeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative pubinne pubinne
accusative nom. pubinne pubinne
gen. pubinne
genitive pubinne pubienne
partitive pubianne pubejanne
inessive pubissanne pubeissanne
elative pubistanne pubeistanne
illative pubiinne pubeihinne
adessive pubillanne pubeillanne
ablative pubiltanne pubeiltanne
allative pubillenne pubeillenne
essive pubinanne pubeinanne
translative pubiksenne pubeiksenne
abessive pubittanne pubeittanne
instructive
comitative pubeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative pubinsa pubinsa
accusative nom. pubinsa pubinsa
gen. pubinsa
genitive pubinsa pubiensa
partitive pubiaan
pubiansa
pubejaan
pubejansa
inessive pubissaan
pubissansa
pubeissaan
pubeissansa
elative pubistaan
pubistansa
pubeistaan
pubeistansa
illative pubiinsa pubeihinsa
adessive pubillaan
pubillansa
pubeillaan
pubeillansa
ablative pubiltaan
pubiltansa
pubeiltaan
pubeiltansa
allative pubilleen
pubillensa
pubeilleen
pubeillensa
essive pubinaan
pubinansa
pubeinaan
pubeinansa
translative pubikseen
pubiksensa
pubeikseen
pubeiksensa
abessive pubittaan
pubittansa
pubeittaan
pubeittansa
instructive
comitative pubeineen
pubeinensa

Further reading[edit]

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of publicité.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pub f (plural pubs)

  1. Television ad or advert
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English pub.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pub m (plural pubs)

  1. pub
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pub.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pub m (invariable)

  1. pub

References[edit]

  1. ^ pub in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From British English pub (public house).

Noun[edit]

pub m (definite singular puben, indefinite plural puber, definite plural pubene)

  1. a pub
    Synonyms: bar, kro

References[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • pøbb (eye dialect spelling)

Etymology[edit]

From British English pub (public house).

Noun[edit]

pub m (definite singular puben, indefinite plural pubar, definite plural pubane)

  1. a pub

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English pub.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pub m inan

  1. pub (public house)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • pub in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • pub in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pub.

Noun[edit]

pub n (plural puburi)

  1. pub

Declension[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Austrian German Bub, Bube.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pȗb or pȕb m (Cyrillic spelling пу̑б or пу̏б) (regional)

  1. jack, knave in card games

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Playing cards in Serbo-Croatian · igraće karte (layout · text)
as, kec dvojka, dvica trojka, trica četvorka, četvrtica petica šestica sedmica
osmica devetka, devetica desetka, desetica dečko, pub, žandar, fant kraljica, dama kralj džoker

References[edit]

  • pub” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • pub”, in Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 5, Друго фототипско издање edition, Нови Сад, Загреб: Матица српска, Матица хрватска, 1973, published 1990, page 282

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English pub.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pub m (plural pubs)

  1. pub

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.

Further reading[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pub.

Noun[edit]

pub c

  1. pub

Declension[edit]

Declension of pub 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pub puben pubar pubarna
Genitive pubs pubens pubars pubarnas

Anagrams[edit]