acerbe

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin acerbus.

Adjective[edit]

acerbe m, f ‎(plural acerbes)

  1. acerb (bitter to the taste)
  2. harsh

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acerbe

  1. feminine plural of acerbo

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acerbe

  1. vocative masculine singular of acerbus

Adverb[edit]

acerbē (comparative acerbius, superlative acerbissimē)

  1. stridently
  2. cruelly, harshly
  3. severely

References[edit]

  • acerbe in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • acerbe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • acerbe” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to demand payment: pecuniam exigere (acerbe)
    • (ambiguous) to exact the taxes (with severity): vectigalia exigere (acerbe)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

acerbe

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of acerbar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of acerbar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of acerbar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of acerbar