From Spanish, from Arabic الطوب (aʈ-ʈūb), from Patrono:Cop[[Category:Patrono:Cop derivations|Adobe]] Patrono:Copt (tōbe), “‘brick’”), from Patrono:Egy[[Category:Patrono:Egy derivations|Adobe]] [[ḏbt#Patrono:Egy|ḏbt]].
NounModificarAdobe (usually uncountable; plural Adobes)
- An unburnt brick dried in the sun.
- Many people in Texas and New Mexico live in adobe houses.
- (A date for this quote is being sought): O’Henry, Cabbages and Kings
- Stone sidewalks, little more than a ledge in width, ran along the base of the mean and monotonous adobe houses.
- (A date for this quote is being sought): O’Henry, Roads of Destiny
- “Find me a nice, clean adobe wall,” says he, “and send Senor Rompiro up against it.”
- (A date for this quote is being sought): Star Wars script
- The Jawas mutter gibberish as they busily line up their battered captives, including Artoo and Threepio, in front of the enormous Sandcrawler, which is parked beside a small homestead consisting of three large holes in the ground surrounded by several tall moisture vaporators and one small adobe block house.
- 26 May 2003, Roger Angell, in The New Yorker,
- The Sangre de Cristos came into view and the first soft-cornered adobe houses, and that night we ate at La Fonda with my Aunt Elsie, who worked for the Indian Bureau, and had Hopi snake dances and San Ildefonso pottery-makers and Mabel Dodge Luhan in store for us in the coming weeks.
- A house made of adobe brick.
- IPA: /ɑˈdo.bə/
Adobe (no plural, no diminutive)
- IPA: /a.dɔb/
Adobe m. (plural Adobes)
NounModificarAdobe m. (plural Adobes)
Adobe (infinitive adobar)
- formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of adobar.
- first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of adobar.
- formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of adobar.
- third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of adobar.