prae

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *preh₂-.

Preposition[edit]

prae ‎(+ ablative)

  1. before
  2. because of

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • prae” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • prae” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be unable to speak for emotion: prae lacrimis loqui non posse
    • to pass as a man of great learning: magnam doctrinae speciem prae se ferre
    • to give the impression of...; have the outward aspect of..: speciem prae se ferre
    • to drive the enemy before one: prae se agere hostem