nubes

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See also: ñubes

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nubes

  1. plural of nube

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

nubes

  1. plural of nube

Latin[edit]

nūbēs (a cloud)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nūbis (Late and Vulgar Latin)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *nouðetis, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)newdʰ-e-ti-s, from *(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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nūbēs nūbēs
Genitive nūbis nūbium
Dative nūbī nūbibus
Accusative nūbem nūbēs
nūbīs
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
  • nubes 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)
  • nubes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nubes f pl

  1. plural of nube