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Etymology[]

From Spanish, from Arabic الطوب (aʈ-ʈūb), from Template:Cop[[Category:Template:Cop derivations|Adobe]] Template:Copt (tōbe), brick), from Template:Egy[[Category:Template:Egy derivations|Adobe]] [[ḏbt#Template:Egy|ḏbt]].

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Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /aˈdəʊ.bi/
  • Rhymes: -əʊbi

Noun[]

Singular
Adobe

Plural
-

Adobe (-)

  1. 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.
  2. A house made of adobe brick.

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Dutch[]

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Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /ɑˈdo.bə/
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Noun[]

Adobe (no plural, no diminutive)

  1. adobe

French[]

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Pronunciation[]

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Noun[]

Adobe m. (plural Adobes)

  1. adobe

Spanish[]

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Noun[]

Adobe m. (plural Adobes)

Singular
Adobe m.

Plural
Adobes m.

  1. adobe

Verb[]

Adobe (infinitive adobar)

  1. formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of adobar.
  2. first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of adobar.
  3. formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of adobar.
  4. third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of adobar.

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