probrum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pro-bʰr-o- (what is brought up against someone as a reproach), from prō (in front) + *bʰer- (to carry), whence Latin ferō.

Noun[edit]

probrum n (genitive probrī); second declension

  1. disgrace, shame
  2. abuse, insult

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative probrum probra
genitive probrī probrōrum
dative probrō probrīs
accusative probrum probra
ablative probrō probrīs
vocative probrum probra

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • probrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • probrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • probrum” 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 490