nubes

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See also: ñubes

Latin[edit]

nūbēs (a cloud)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)newdʰ- (to cover). Cognate with Welsh nudd (haze).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nūbēs f (genitive nūbis); third declension

  1. cloud
  2. swarm, multitude
  3. phantom, something insubstantial
  4. cloudiness, gloominess
  5. concealment, obscurity
  6. (figuratively) storm-cloud, the appearance of a coming danger

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nūbēs nūbēs
genitive nūbis nūbium
dative nūbī nūbibus
accusative nūbem nūbēs
ablative nūbe nūbibus
vocative nūbēs nūbēs

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References[edit]

  • nubes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nubes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “nubes”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • nubes” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nubes f pl

  1. plural of nube