pudor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pudor (sense of modesty or shame), from pudet (it shames), as is pudency (via pudentia).

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pudor (uncountable)

  1. An appropriate sense of modesty or shame.
    • 1922: Woman, undoing with sweet pudor her belt of rushrope, offers her allmoist yoni to man’s lingam. — James Joyce, Ulysses

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pudet (it shames).

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Noun[edit]

pudor m (genitive pudōris); third declension

  1. A sense of shame; shamefacedness, shyness; ignominy, disgrace; humiliation.
  2. Modesty, decency, propriety, scrupulousness, chastity.
  3. A blush.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pudor pudōrēs
genitive pudōris pudōrum
dative pudōrī pudōribus
accusative pudōrem pudōrēs
ablative pudōre pudōribus
vocative pudor pudōrēs

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pudor, pudōrem.

Noun[edit]

pudor m (plural pudores)

  1. pudor (appropriate sense of modesty or shame)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pudor, pudōrem.

Noun[edit]

pudor m (plural pudores)

  1. shame
  2. modesty

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