pubes

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pubes (the hair which appears on the body at the age of puberty, the genitals), from pubes, puber (grown up, of mature age; of plants, downy, pubescent); see puberty.

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Noun[edit]

pubes

  1. plural form of pubis

Etymology 2[edit]

see pube

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pubes

  1. plural form of pube
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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

pubes f pl

  1. plural form of pube (pubic bones)

Noun[edit]

pubes m pl

  1. plural form of pube (crab lice)

Latin[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

pūbes m, f, n (genitive pūberis); third declension

  1. adult
  2. pubescent
  3. ripe
  4. downy (of plants)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative pūbes pūbes pūberēs pūberia
genitive pūberis pūberis pūberium pūberium
dative pūberī pūberī pūberibus pūberibus
accusative pūberem pūbes pūberēs pūberia
ablative pūberī pūberī pūberibus pūberibus
vocative pūbes pūbes pūberēs pūberia

Noun[edit]

pūbes f (genitive pūbis); third declension

  1. youth
  2. youthfulness
  3. pubic hair

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pūbes pūbēs
genitive pūbis pūbum
dative pūbī pūbibus
accusative pūbem pūbēs
ablative pūbe pūbibus
vocative pūbes pūbēs

References[edit]

  • pubes1 in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • pubes2 in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879