rubor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin rubor

Noun[edit]

rubor (uncountable)

  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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rubor m (genitive rubōris); third declension

  1. redness
  2. (by extension) blush
  3. (figuratively) modesty
  4. (figuratively) shame, disgrace
    Dixit duas res ei rubori fuisse.
    He said that two things had abashed him.

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

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: rubor
  • Old French: rovur, roveur
  • Portuguese: rubor, arrebol
  • Spanish: rubor, arrebol

References[edit]

  • rubor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rubor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rubor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

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 (redness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rubor m (plural rubores)

  1. blushing, blush
  2. (by extension) embarrassment, shame
    Synonym: vergüenza
    • 2020 February 14, “Sin dinero para motel o condones: la crisis restringe sexualidad de jóvenes venezolanos”, in Newsweek[1]:
      Cuando está de cacería en Tinder, la popular aplicación de citas, Jhoanna[sic] pregunta sin rubor a sus potenciales amantes por su “capacidad” económica.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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