imber

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *imbris, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥bʰrís (rain-cloud, rain, cloud). Cognates include Sanskrit अभ्र (abhra), Old Armenian ամբ (amb), Kurdish ewr and possibly Ancient Greek ἀφρός (aphrós) and ὄμβρος (ómbros).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

imber m (genitive imbris); third declension

  1. rain
  2. a storm
  3. (poetic) a stormcloud

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative imber imbrēs
genitive imbris imbrium
dative imbrī imbribus
accusative imbrem imbrēs
imbrīs
ablative imbre imbribus
vocative imber imbrēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • imber in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879