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From tempus (time).



tempestās f (genitive tempestātis); third declension

  1. storm, tempest
  2. weather
  3. season


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tempestās tempestātēs
genitive tempestātis tempestātum
dative tempestātī tempestātibus
accusative tempestātem tempestātēs
ablative tempestāte tempestātibus
vocative tempestās tempestātēs



Derived terms[edit]



  • tempestas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tempestas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tempestas”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tempestas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a storm is rising: tempestas cooritur
    • to meet with good weather: tempestatem idoneam, bonam nancisci
    • a storm accompanied by heavy claps of thunder: tempestas cum magno fragore (caeli) tonitribusque (Liv. 1. 16)
    • the ships sail out on a fair wind: ventum (tempestatem) nancti idoneum ex portu exeunt
    • to be driven out of one's course; to drift: tempestate abripi
    • the storm drives some one on an unknown coast: procella (tempestas) aliquem ex alto ad ignotas terras (oras) defert
  • tempestas in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016