rubor

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

rubor (plural rubors)

  1. (pathology) redness, one of the main signs of inflammation

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rubeō (I am red, reddish) +‎ -or.

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Noun[edit]

rubor m (genitive rubōris); third declension

  1. redness, blush, modesty, shame, disgrace
    Dixit duas res ei rubori fuisse.
    He said that two things had abashed him.
  2. (metonymically) The cause of shame; shame, disgrace.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rubor rubōrēs
Genitive rubōris rubōrum
Dative rubōrī rubōribus
Accusative rubōrem rubōrēs
Ablative rubōre rubōribus
Vocative rubor rubōrēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

rubor m (plural rubores)

  1. blush
    • 1995, José Saramago, Ensaio sobre a cegueira, Caminho:
      Não tinha sequer olhos para notar uma palidez, para observar um rubor da circulação periférica, […]
      He did not even have eyes to notice a paleness, to observe a blush in the peripheral circulation, […]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rubor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ruˈboɾ/, [ruˈβoɾ]

Noun[edit]

rubor m (plural rubores)

  1. blushing, blush
  2. embarrassment, shame