flamma

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Italic *flagmā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥g- (to shimmer, gleam, shine). Compare flagrō (to blaze) from the same root.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flamma f (genitive flammae); first declension

  1. flame, fire
    Urbi ferrum flammamque minitatus est.
    He threatened the city with fire and sword.
  2. (m) a Roman cognomen

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative flamma flammae
genitive flammae flammārum
dative flammae flammīs
accusative flammam flammās
ablative flammā flammīs
vocative flamma flammae

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • flamma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • flamma in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • flamma” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be devoured by the flames: flammis corripi
  • flamma in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

flamma c

  1. a flame; a woman, a romance

Declension[edit]

Declension of flamma 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative flamma flamman flammor flammorna
Genitive flammas flammans flammors flammornas

Verb[edit]

flamma

  1. blaze, flame