labor

labor

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English

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈleɪ.bɚ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪbə(r)

Noun

labor (countable and uncountable, plural labors)

  1. American spelling standard spelling of labour.

Derived terms

Verb

labor (third-person singular simple present labors, present participle laboring, simple past and past participle labored)

  1. American spelling standard spelling of labour.

Anagrams

  • Albor, Albro, Balor, Bolar, bolar, boral, lobar

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin labor.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ləˈbo/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /laˈboɾ/

Noun

labor m (plural labors)

  1. labour, work

Hungarian

Etymology

Borrowed from German Labor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɒbor]
  • Hyphenation: la‧bor

Noun

labor (plural laborok)

  1. laboratory

Declension

Synonyms

  • laboratórium

References


Latin

Etymology 1

Of uncertain origin.

Alternative forms

  • labos

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈla.bor/, [ˈɫa.bɔr]

Noun

labor m (genitive labōris); third declension

  1. work
  2. labour
  3. illness
Inflection

Third declension.

Derived terms
  • labōrō
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₂b- (to hang loosely, be weak). Cognate with labō, English sleep.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈlaː.bor/, [ˈɫaː.bɔr]

Verb

lābor (present infinitive lābī, perfect active lāpsus sum); third conjugation, deponent

  1. to slip
  2. to glide, flow
Inflection

This verb takes the future passive participle lābundus instead of *lābendus.

Derived terms
  • collābor
  • elābor
  • illābor
  • lābēs
  • lābilis
  • lābundus
  • lapsō
  • lāpsus
  • relābor
Descendants
  • English: lapse

References

  • labor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • labor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • labor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • labor in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016



Spanish

Etymology

From Latin labor, labōrem.

Noun

labor f (plural labores)

  1. job
  2. work
  3. labor

Related terms

  • laboral
  • laborar
  • labrar

Derived terms

  • estar por la labor

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