fulmen

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

fulmen n (genitive fulminis); third declension

  1. lightning
  2. thunderbolt

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

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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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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fulmen”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • fulmen” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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