paene

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *peh₁- ‎(to hurt). See patior.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

paene (not comparable)

  1. almost, nearly
  2. (with negative) scarcely, hardly, barely (ex: paene incredibilia)

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References[edit]

  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag