epicentrum

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

epicentrum n

  1. epicenter (US), epicentre (UK) (the point on the land or water surface directly above the focus of an earthquake)

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπί (epi, on) + Latin centrum, from Ancient Greek κέντρον (kentron, centre)

Noun[edit]

epicentrum n (plural epicentrums or epicentra, diminutive epicentrummetje n)

  1. epicentre, point above an earthquake's centre

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπί 'on' + Latin centrum (from Greek κέντρον) 'centre'

Noun[edit]

epicentrum n

  1. epicentre

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

epi- +‎ centrum

Noun[edit]

epicentrum n

  1. an epicentre (point above earthquake)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • For variant declensions, see centrum

References[edit]

  • epicentrum in SAOL (13th ed.) says "best. =", indicating the definite form singular is epicentrum, but gives no plural