crepusculum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crepusculum

Noun[edit]

crepusculum ‎(uncountable)

  1. crepuscule; twilight; dusk
    [Earthshine] should appear more splendid and be visible after the crepusculum in the dark of night.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From creper ‎(dusky, dark).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crepusculum n ‎(genitive crepusculī); second declension

  1. twilight, evening, dusk
  2. darkness

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative crepusculum crepuscula
genitive crepusculī crepusculōrum
dative crepusculō crepusculīs
accusative crepusculum crepuscula
ablative crepusculō crepusculīs
vocative crepusculum crepuscula

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References[edit]

  • crepusculum” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.