fremitus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fremitus.

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Noun[edit]

fremitus

  1. A vibration which is perceptible on palpation or auscultation.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of fremō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fremitus m (genitive fremitūs); fourth declension

  1. an angry murmur, humming
  2. a dull roaring sound, loud noise, resounding noise
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Proverbs.19.12:
      Sīcut fremitus leōnis ita, et rēgis īra: et sīcut rōs super herbam ita hilaritās eius.
      As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass.
      (Douay-Rheims trans., Challoner rev.: 1752 CE)

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fremitus fremitūs
Genitive fremitūs fremituum
Dative fremituī fremitibus
Accusative fremitum fremitūs
Ablative fremitū fremitibus
Vocative fremitus fremitūs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: freamit
  • English: fremitus
  • Galician: fremido
  • Italian: fremito
  • Old French: friente

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