penuria

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See also: penúria

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

penuria f (plural penurie)

  1. shortage, lack, scarcity, scarceness

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From paene (almost).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pēnūria f (genitive pēnūriae); first declension

  1. want, need, scarcity

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pēnūria pēnūriae
genitive pēnūriae pēnūriārum
dative pēnūriae pēnūriīs
accusative pēnūriam pēnūriās
ablative pēnūriā pēnūriīs
vocative pēnūria pēnūriae

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References[edit]

  • penuria in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • penuria in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • penuria” 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, page 439

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pēnūria.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

penuria f (plural penurias)

  1. shortage, lack

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