pupa

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See also: Pupa, púpa, and pupă

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Latin pūpa.

Noun[edit]

pupa

  1. Used as a specific epithet; resembling an insect in its pupal stage of development.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from a special use of Latin pūpa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpjuːpə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːpə

Noun[edit]

pupa (plural pupas or pupae or pupæ)

  1. An insect in the development stage between larva and adult.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from a special use of Latin pūpa.

Noun[edit]

pupa m (genitive singular pupa, nominative plural pupaí)

  1. (zoology) pupa
    Synonym: criosalaid

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pupa phupa bpupa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "pupa" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “pupa” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “pupa” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pūpa.

Noun[edit]

pupa f (plural pupe)

  1. doll (child's toy)
  2. pupa

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine gender of pūpus.

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Noun[edit]

pūpa f (genitive pūpae); first declension

  1. girl, little girl
    Synonyms: puella, puellula
  2. doll, puppet

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pūpa pūpae
Genitive pūpae pūpārum
Dative pūpae pūpīs
Accusative pūpam pūpās
Ablative pūpā pūpīs
Vocative pūpa pūpae

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References[edit]

  • pupa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pupa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • pupa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pupa in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Latvian[edit]

pupas

Noun[edit]

pupa f (4th declension)

  1. bean

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

pupa m sg

  1. genitive singular form of pups

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pupa f

  1. (anatomy, somewhat childish) bum, rear, buttocks

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Further reading[edit]

  • pupa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pūpa.

Noun[edit]

pupa f (plural pupas)

  1. pupa (insect in its development stage between a larva and an adult)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *puppāre, from puppa, from Latin pūpa. Compare Italian poppare, Catalan and Occitan popar.

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Verb[edit]

a pupa (third-person singular present pupă, past participle pupat1st conj.

  1. (informal, transitive or reflexive with accusative) to kiss
    Te pup dulce.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Synonym: săruta

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pūpa.

Noun[edit]

pupa f (plural pupas)

  1. pupa
  2. bump, especially a cold sore
  3. (childish) boo-boo (pain)