amarus

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See also: āmarus

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

amarus

  1. plural of amaru

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃em-, *h₂eh₃m- (bitter, raw). Cognate with Ancient Greek ὠμός (ōmós, raw, crude).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amārus (feminine amāra, neuter amārum, comparative amārior, superlative amārissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. bitter (taste)
  2. harsh, shrill (sound)
  3. sarcastic (speech)
  4. sour, morose (conduct or behavior)
  5. dire, woeful, terrible
    • From the responsory Libera me:
      Diēs illa, diēs irae, calamitātis et miseriae, diēs magna et amāra valdē.
      That day, day of wrath, of calamity and of misery, that great and exceedingly terrible day.

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative amārus amāra amārum amārī amārae amāra
Genitive amārī amārae amārī amārōrum amārārum amārōrum
Dative amārō amārō amārīs
Accusative amārum amāram amārum amārōs amārās amāra
Ablative amārō amārā amārō amārīs
Vocative amāre amāra amārum amārī amārae amāra

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: amar
  • Asturian: amargu (via *amāricus)
  • Catalan: amarg (via *amāricus)
  • Corsican: amaru
  • Dalmatian: amur
  • French: amer
  • Friulian: amâr
  • Galician: amargo (via *amāricus)
  • Greek: μαρούλι (maroúli)

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