upupa

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

upupa (plural upupas)

  1. (archaic) The hoopoe.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Noun[edit]

upupa f (plural upupe)

  1. hoopoe

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic. Compare Ancient Greek ἔποψ (épops), Persian پوپو(pōpō).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

upupa f (genitive upupae); first declension

  1. hoopoe

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative upupa upupae
Genitive upupae upupārum
Dative upupae upupīs
Accusative upupam upupās
Ablative upupā upupīs
Vocative upupa upupae

Descendants[edit]

  • Lombard: buba
  • Galician: bubela
  • Sicilian: pipituni
  • Spanish: abubilla

References[edit]

  • upupa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • upupa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette