fames

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See also: Fames and famés

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fames

  1. plural of fame

Verb[edit]

fames

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of fame

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰH- ‎(to disappear). Connected with affatim, fatīscō, fatīgō, fessus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

famēs f ‎(genitive famis); third declension

  1. hunger

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative famēs famēs
genitive famis famum
dative famī famibus
accusative famem famēs
ablative fame famibus
vocative famēs famēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • fames in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fames in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fames in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be tormented by hunger, to be starving: fame laborare, premi
    • to endure the pangs of hunger: famem tolerare, sustentare
    • to die of starvation: fame confici, perire, interire
    • to be starved to death (as punishment): fame necari
    • to allay one's hunger, thirst: famem, sitim explere
    • to allay one's hunger, thirst: famem sitimque depellere cibo et potione
    • to starve a town into surrender: oppidum fame domare
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 239

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

fames f pl

  1. inflection of fame:
    1. oblique plural
    2. nominative plural