nubes

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See also: ñubes

Latin[edit]

nūbēs (a cloud)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)noudʰ- (cover). Cognate with Welsh nudd (haze).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nūbēs f (genitive nūbis); third declension

  1. cloud
  2. swarm, multitude
  3. phantom, something insubstantial
  4. cloudiness, gloominess
  5. concealment, obscurity
  6. (figuratively) storm-cloud, the appearance of a coming danger

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative nūbēs nūbēs
genitive nūbis nūbium
dative nūbī nūbibus
accusative nūbem nūbēs
nūbīs
ablative nūbe nūbibus
vocative nūbēs nūbēs

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References[edit]

  • nubes in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nubes f pl

  1. plural form of nube