roba

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See also: róba, robá, robā, rōba, and robą

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

roba

  1. third-person singular present indicative of robar
  2. second-person singular imperative of robar

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *raubaz, likely via Gothic. Cognate with English robe and rob, and Scots reif (robbery, stolen goods).

Noun[edit]

roba f (plural robes)

  1. fabric, textile
  2. garment
  3. clothes

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

roba

  1. form of of robar

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish robar (to steal).

Verb[edit]

robá

  1. to rob; to steal

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *orba.

Noun[edit]

roba f

  1. (dialect, Moravia) woman
  2. (dialect, Moravia) wife

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

roba m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of rob

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

roba

  1. third-person singular past historic of rober

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *roba, of Germanic origin, via Gothic or Frankish *raub, all from Proto-Germanic *raubaz.

Cognate with English robe and rob, and Scots reif (robbery, stolen goods).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔ.ba/
  • Rhymes: -ɔba
  • Hyphenation: rò‧ba

Noun[edit]

roba f (plural robe)

  1. things, stuff
  2. goods, property, belongings
  3. clothes, gear
  4. food, foodstuff, eats, grub
  5. (slang) dope, scag

Quotations[edit]

  • Non desiderare la roba d'altri — Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s goods

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

roba

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ろば
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ロバ

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

roba m

  1. genitive singular form of robs

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

·roba

  1. first-person singular perfect prototonic of at·tá

Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-dóba

Verb[edit]

-roba (infinitive kuroba, perfective (Rwanda) -robye or (Rundi) -rovye)

  1. to fish

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔ.ba/
  • Rhymes: -ɔba
  • Syllabification: ro‧ba

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish roba, from Proto-Slavic *orba.

Noun[edit]

roba f

  1. (dialectal) adult woman
    Synonym: kobieta
  2. (dialectal) wife
    Synonym: żona
  3. (dialectal) disorderly woman
  4. (dialectal) sow
    Synonyms: locha, maciora
  5. (obsolete) female slave
    Synonym: niewolnica

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

adjective
nouns
verb

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French robe, from Old French robe, robbe, reube (booty, spoils of war, robe, garment), from Frankish *rouba, *rauba (booty, spoils, stolen clothes, literally things taken), from Proto-Germanic *raubō, *raubaz, *raubą (booty, that which is stripped or carried away), from Proto-Indo-European *Hrewp- (to tear, peel).

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Noun[edit]

roba f

  1. (sailor slang) attire, clothes, clothing
    Synonyms: (archaic) obleczenie, (archaic) odzienie, odzież, ubiór, ubranie
  2. (historical) type of exquisite, ornate gown
    Hypernym: suknia

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rôba/
  • Hyphenation: ro‧ba

Noun[edit]

rȍba f (Cyrillic spelling ро̏ба)

  1. merchandise, commodity

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

roba

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of robar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of robar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of robar.