Complete Definition of "wolf"

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Image:Canis lupus laying.jpg|thumbnail|Gray wolf

Etymology
From ME. < OE. wulf < PG. *wulfaz < PIE. *wlqwos/lukwos, < Proto-Indo-European base *wlp-/lup-. Cognates include Sanskrit vrkas, Polish wilk, Lithuanian vilkas, Russian волк, Albanian ulk, Latin vulpes, and probably Greek λ�κο� and Latin lupus.

Pronunciation
enPR|/wo�olf/, IPA|/�w�lf/, IPAchar|[�w�ɫf], SAMPA|/"wUlf/
:rhymes|�lf

Noun
en-noun|wolves

  1. A large wild canid (member of the dog family), closely related to, and at times consanguineous to the domestic dog, which is considered a subspecies of the wolf.
  2. (the Wolf) The constellation w:Lupus|Lupus.
  3. A man who makes amorous advances on many women.

Scientific names
Canis lupus

Derived terms
rel-top|terms derived from "wolf"
cry wolf
grey wolf, gray wolf
Mexican wolf
red wolf
sea wolf
she-wolf
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Tasmanian wolf
werewolf
wolf cub
wolf down
wolf in sheep's clothing
wolfish
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Related terms
lupine

Translations
trans-top|animal
Afrikaans: wolf#Afrikaans|wolf
Albanian: ulk, ujk
Apache:
:Jicarilla: ba�iitso
:Plains Apache|Plains: ba�
:Western Apache|Western: ma�choh, ba�choh
Arabic: ARchar|ذئب|ذ�ئ�ب� (ði�b) m, ARchar|ذئاب|ذ�ئ�اب� (ði�á�b) p
:Arabic, Egyptian: ARchar|د�ب (diib) m
Armenian: Õ£Õ¡ÕµÕ¬ (gayl)
Asturian: llobu m, lloba f
Basque: otso
Belarusian: во�к (vowk)
Blackfoot: omahkapi'si
Bosnian: vuk#Bosnian|vuk m
Breton: bleiz m bleizi p
Bulgarian: в�лк (v�lk) m :bg:в�лк|^
Catalan: llop m, lloba f
Chechen: Ð~+mn~оÑ�з (borz)
Cherokee: �� (waya)
CJK characters: è~+mn~º, ç�²; ç�¼, ç�¼
Chinese: � (láng)
Cree: mahihkan
Croatian: vuk#Croatian|vuk m, vu�ica#Croatian|vu�ica f
Czech: vlk m
Danish: ulv c, ulve p,
Dutch: wolf#Dutch|wolf m
Esperanto: lupo
Estonian: susi, hunt
Ewe: amegãxi
Finnish: susi, hukka
French: loup m, louve f
Frisian: wolf#Frisian|wolf
German: Wolf#German|Wolf m, Wölfin f
Gilaki: (varg)
Gothic: (wulfs) m
Greek: λÏ�κοÏ� (líkos) m, λÏ�κÎ~+mn~ινÎ~+mn~ (lícena) f
Hawaiian: 'ilio hae|�īlio hae
Hebrew: ���|�ְ�ֵ� (z�év) m
Hungarian: farkas
Icelandic: úlfur
Indonesian: serigala
Ingush: Ð~+mn~оÑ�з (borz)
Inuktitut: ���� (amaruq)
Italian: lupo m
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Japanese: � (����, �kami)
Korean: �� (neukdae), �리 (iri)
Kurdish: KUchar|Ú¯Ù�Ø~+mn~Ú¯
Lakota: shung manitu tanka
Latin: lupus m, lupi p; lupa f, lupae f|p
Latvian: vilks m
Lithuanian: vilkas m, vilk� f
Lojban: labno
Macedonian: волк (volk)
Maltese: dib m, lupu m
Mi'kmaq: paqtesm s, paqtesmug p
Mingo: utháyôni
Navajo: m��iitsoh
Norwegian: ulv m
Occitan: lop#Occitan|lop m
Ojibwe: ma'iingan, ma'iinganag p
Persian: FAchar|Ú¯Ø~+mn~Ú¯ (gorg)
Polish: wilk m, wilczyca f, basior m, wadera f
Portuguese: lobo m, loba f
Romanian: lup m, lupoaic� f
Russian: волк (volk) m, вол�и�а (vol�ítsa) f, волки (vólki) m|p, вол�и�� (vol�ítsy) f|p
Scottish Gaelic: faol m, cù allaidh m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: в�к#Serbian|в�к m, в��и�а f
:Roman: vuk#Serbian|vuk m, vu�ica f
Seri: xeecoj, ziix yacö caixaj
Slovak: vlk#Slovak|vlk m, vl�ica#Slovak|vl�ica f
Slovene: volk m, volkulja f
Spanish: lobo m, loba f
Swahili: mbwa mwitu sg/pl (noun 9/10)
Swedish: varg c, ulv c
Tamazight: uccen m
Tamil: (Onai)
Telugu: à°¤à~+mn~�à°¡à~+mn~�à°²à~+mn~� (tODealu)
Thai: THchar|สุà¸�à¸~+mn~à¸�à¸�à¹�า (soonakbàà), THchar|หมาà¸�à¹�า (máábpaa)
Turkish: kurt
Vietnamese: con sói
Welsh: blaidd m
Zulu: impisi
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trans-top|constellation
See Lupus
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trans-top|man who makes amorous advances on many women
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Verb
en-verb|wolfs|wolfing|wolfed|wolfed

  1. transitive To devour; to gobble; to eat (something) voraciously.

Synonyms
devour
gobble
gulp down
wolf down

Translations
trans-top|to wolf
Arabic: ARchar|اÙ�تÙ�Ù� بشØ~+mn~اÙ�Ø©|اÙ�Ù�Ù�تÙ�Ù�Ù�Ù�Ù� بÙ�Ø´Ù�Ø~+mn~Ù�اÙ�Ù�Ø© unicode|(iltáhama bi-Å¡ráË�ha)
Finnish: hotkia, ahmia
French: dévorer, engloutir
German: herunterschlingen
Greek: κÎ~+mn~Ï�Î~+mn~βÏ�οÏ�θίζÏ� (katavroxθízo), Ï�λÎ~+mn~Ï�Î~+mn~κιάζÏ� (xlapacázo)
Hebrew: ��� (zalal)
trans-mid
Korean: ê²�ê~+mn~¸ì�¤ë � 먹ë�¤ (gegeolseure meokda)
Latin: devorare
Polish: pożre�, poch�on��
Portuguese: devorar
Russian: пожи�а�� / пож�а�� (požirát� / požrát�)
Spanish: devorar, engullir
Swahili: -akia, -la, -sakata
Thai: THchar|�ม�ำ (khà mà hm), THchar|สวา�าม (swáá bpaam)
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Category:Mammals


Afrikaans

Noun
wolf (plural wolwe, diminutive wolfie, plural dimunutive wolfies)

  1. #English|wolf

Category:Afrikaans nouns
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Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|/wolf/

Noun
wolf m (plural wolven, diminutive wolfje, plural diminutive wolfjes)

  1. #English|wolf

Related terms
welp
wolvin

Category:Dutch nouns
Category:nl:Mammals


Frisian

Noun
wolf

  1. #English|wolf

Category:Frisian nouns
Category:fy:Mammals


Middle High German

Noun
wolf m

  1. #English|wolf

Category:Middle High German nouns
Category:gmh:Mammals

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Revision and Credits for"wolf"
  • 2007-10-25 01:42 - AutoFormat - gender -{{m}} {{p}}, [[волчицы]] (volčítsy) {{f}} {{p}} +{{m|p}}, [[волчицы]] (volčítsy) {{f|p}}, template -fpl +{{f|p}}

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