robe

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See also: Robe, røbe, robé, robě, and róbě

English[edit]

A judge in judicial robes

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English robe, roobe, 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]

robe (plural robes)

  1. A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature.
  2. (US) The skin of an animal, especially the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap.
  3. A wardrobe, especially one built into a bedroom.
  4. The largest and strongest tobacco leaves.

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  • Irish: róba
  • Scottish Gaelic: ròb

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Verb[edit]

robe (third-person singular simple present robes, present participle robing, simple past and past participle robed)

  1. (transitive) To clothe; to dress.
  2. (intransitive) To put on official vestments.

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

robe

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of robar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of robar

Czech[edit]

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robe m

  1. vocative singular of rob

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French robe.

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robe f (plural roben or robes, diminutive robetje n)

  1. gown, robe

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Proto-Germanic *raubō (booty), later "stolen clothing".

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Noun[edit]

robe f (plural robes)

  1. dress, frock
  2. fur, coat (of an animal)
    Ce cheval a une robe isabelle.
  3. wine's colour

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

robe f

  1. plural of roba

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French robe, from Frankish *rouba, *rauba, from Proto-West Germanic *raub, from Proto-Germanic *raubō, *raubaz, *raubą. Doublet of reif.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔːb(ə)/, /ˈrɔb(ə)/

Noun[edit]

robe (plural robes)

  1. robe (long loose garment):
    1. A robe as a symbol of rank or office.
    2. A robe as a spoil or booty of war; a robe given as a gift.
  2. (as a plural) The garments an individual is wearing.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 *reup- (to tear, peel).

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robe f (plural robes)

  1. (Jersey) dress
    Synonym: fro
  2. (Jersey) robe

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Etymology[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

robe f (oblique plural robes, nominative singular robe, nominative plural robes)

  1. booty; spoils (chiefly of war)
  2. piece of clothing

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References[edit]

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (robe)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French robe [de chambre].[1]

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robe m (plural robes)

  1. dressing gown
    Synonym: roupão

References[edit]

  1. ^ robe” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.

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Verb[edit]

robe

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of robar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of robar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of robar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of robar.