pruina

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *prews- (to freeze; frost). Cognate with prūna (a live coal). More at freeze.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pruīna f (genitive pruīnae); first declension

  1. rime, hoarfrost
  2. vocative singular of pruīna
  3. ablative singular of pruīna

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pruīna pruīnae
genitive pruīnae pruīnārum
dative pruīnae pruīnīs
accusative pruīnam pruīnās
ablative pruīnā pruīnīs
vocative pruīna pruīnae

References[edit]

  • pruina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pruina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pruina”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pruina” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)