trabs

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *trb- ‎(wooden beam). Cognate with Lithuanian troba, German Dorf, English thorp and troop.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trabs f ‎(genitive trabis); third declension

  1. timber, beam, rafter
  2. tree trunk

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative trabs trabēs
genitive trabis trabum
dative trabī trabibus
accusative trabem trabēs
ablative trabe trabibus
vocative trabs trabēs

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill