Verbum

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin verbum (word; verb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛʁbʊm/
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Noun[edit]

Verbum n (genitive Verbums, plural Verba or Verben)

  1. (dated) word
    Synonym: Wort
  2. (grammar) verb
    Synonyms: Verb, Zeitwort, Tätigkeitswort

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Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Verbum in Duden online
  • Verbum” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From verbum, a calque of λόγος (lógos).

Proper noun[edit]

Verbum n sg (genitive Verbī); second declension

  1. (ecclesiastical) the Word (epithet of Christ, the Second Person of the Trinity)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Verbum
Genitive Verbī
Dative Verbō
Accusative Verbum
Ablative Verbō
Vocative Verbum