Complete Definition of "werewolf"

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Etymology
Late Old English werewulf, probably from wer#Old English|wer ‘man’ + wulf#Old English|wulf ‘wolf’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈwɛ:wʊlf/, /ˈwɪəwʊlf/ (UK)

Noun
en-noun|werewolves

  1. mythology A person who is transformed into a wolf or a wolflike human when there is a full moon.

Synonyms
lycanthrope
neurian
wolfman

Translations
trans-top|wolflike human
Chinese: 狼人 (láng rén)
Czech: vlkodlak m
Dutch: weerwolf m
Estonian: libahunt
Finnish: ihmissusi
French: loup-garou m, loup-brou m, bzou (archaic) m
German: Werwolf m
Greek: λυκάνθρωπος (lykánthrōpos) m, βρυκόλακας (vrykólakas) m
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Italian: lupo mannaro m, licantropo m
Lithuanian: vilktakas m, vilkolakis m
Norwegian: varulv m
Polish: wilkołak m
Portuguese: lobisomem m
Russian: вервольф (v'ervól'f) m, волкулак (volkulák) m, оборотень (óboroten’) m
Scottish Gaelic: fear-faol m
Slovak: vlkolak m
Spanish: hombre lobo m
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See also
were-
werebear
wereboar
wererat
weretiger

Category:Indo-European root *wī-ro-
Category:Indo-European root *wl̥kʷo-

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