cubus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κύβος (kúbos)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cubus m (genitive cubī); second declension

  1. A mass, quantity
  2. (geometry) A cube

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cubus cubī
Genitive cubī cubōrum
Dative cubō cubīs
Accusative cubum cubōs
Ablative cubō cubīs
Vocative cube cubī

Descendants[edit]

  • English: cube
  • French: cube
  • Galician: cubo
  • Italian: cubo

References[edit]

  • cubus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cubus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cubus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • cubus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cubus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • cube in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.



Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

com- (mutual, equal) +‎ fis (knowledge)

Noun[edit]

cubus n

  1. conscience

Inflection[edit]

Neuter u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative cubusN cubusL cuibseL, cuibsea
Vocative cubusN cubusL cubus
Accusative cubusN cubusL cubus
Genitive cuibseoH, cuibseaH cuibseoN, cuibseaN cuibseN
Dative cubusL cuibsib cuibsib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • cuibsech (conscientious, scrupulous, upright)