timor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From timeō(I fear) +‎ -or.

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Noun[edit]

timor m ‎(genitive timōris); third declension

  1. fear, dread
    Peccantem me quotidie, et non poenitentem, timor mortis conturbat me. Quia in inferno nulla est redemptio, miserere mei, Deus, et salva me.
    Sinning daily, and not repenting, the fear of death disturbs me. Because there is no redemption in hell, have mercy on me, O God, and save me.
  2. (poetic) awe, reverence

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative timor timōrēs
genitive timōris timōrum
dative timōrī timōribus
accusative timōrem timōrēs
ablative timōre timōribus
vocative timor timōrēs

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References[edit]

  • timor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • timor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.timor”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to inspire fear, terror: timorem, terrorem alicui inicere, more strongly incutere
    • fear comes upon some one: timor aliquem occupat (B. G. 1. 39)
    • to be in fear: in timore esse, versari
    • to become frightened: in timorem venire, pervenire
    • to banish one's fears: abicere, omittere timorem

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *timur (compare Indonesian timur), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *timuʀ (compare Tagalog timog(south)), from Proto-Austronesian *timuʀ (compare Kavalan timur(south)).

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Noun[edit]

timor

  1. (pre-1972) Obsolete spelling of timur

Adjective[edit]

timor

  1. (pre-1972) Obsolete spelling of timur