Nero

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See also: nero and Neró

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from the archaic word for "man," Old Latin *nara.[1], from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr.

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Nero

  1. Roman Emperor from 54 to 68, and the last Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
  2. An agnomen first held by Tiberius Claudius Nero, an ancestor of Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
  3. Any male member of the family Claudii Nerones, within the gens Claudia into which emperor Nero was adopted by emperor Claudius.
  4. A male given name, more common in fiction than in real life.
    • 1963 Rex Stout, Trio for Blunt Instruments, Random House LLC (2010), ISBN 0307756297:
      • "Nero Wolfe. It's his house and he lives here." "That's an odd name. Nero Wolfe? What does he—Is he a lawyer?"

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Franco, The originof Indo-European languages: Structure and genesis of the mother tongue of Sanskrit, Greek and Latin

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *nēr (man), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr.

Proper noun[edit]

Nerō m (genitive Nerōnis); third declension

  1. Roman Emperor from 54 to 68, and the last Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
  2. An agnomen first held by Tiberius Claudius Nero, an ancestor of Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
  3. Any male member of the family Claudii Nerones, within the gens Claudia into which emperor Nero was adopted by emperor Claudius.

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Nerō
genitive Nerōnis
dative Nerōnī
accusative Nerōnem
ablative Nerōne
vocative Nerō

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References[edit]

  • Nero in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Nero” on page 1026 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Nero in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Nero in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Nero in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “Nero”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre



Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Nero.

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Nero

  1. Nero (Roman emperor)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese Nero, from Latin Nero.

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Nero m

  1. Nero (Roman emperor)

Noun[edit]

Nero m (plural Neros)

  1. an excessively opulent or cruel statesman.

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Nero.

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Nero m (genitive Neróna) declension pattern chlap

  1. Nero

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References[edit]

  • Nero in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk