fulmen

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *fulgimen, from Proto-Italic *folgamen, that is, fulgeō (flash, glare, lighten) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fulmen n (genitive fulminis); third declension

  1. lightning
  2. thunderbolt

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fulmen fulmina
Genitive fulminis fulminum
Dative fulminī fulminibus
Accusative fulmen fulmina
Ablative fulmine fulminibus
Vocative fulmen fulmina

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Descendants[edit]

  • Friulian: sfulmin
  • Istriot: foûlmini
  • Italian: fulmine
  • Portuguese: fúlmen
  • Sicilian: fùrmini
  • Esperanto: fulmo

References[edit]

  • fulmen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fulmen in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fulmen in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • fulmen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the lightning flashes: fulmina micant
    • the lightning has struck somewhere: fulmen locum tetigit
    • to be struck by lightning: fulmine tangi, ici
    • struck by lightning: fulmine ictus

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