umquam

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly for quomquam, from quom (later cum) and quam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

umquam

  1. at any time, ever

Usage notes[edit]

Most frequently in negative clauses, sometimes also in interrogations and in conditional clauses; but very seldom in affirmations.

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References[edit]

  • umquam in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • umquam in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • umquam in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • nothing will ever make me forgetful of him: memoriam eius nulla umquam delebit (obscurabit) oblivio (Fam. 2. 1)