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]

  • paene in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • paene in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.paene”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • graphic depiction: rerum sub aspectum paene subiectio (De Or. 3. 53. 202)
    • to almost lose one's reason from excess of joy: nimio gaudio paene desipere
  • paene in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag