urbe

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin urbem, accusative form of urbs, probably a learned Latinism[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈur.be/, [ˈur̺be]
  • Rhymes: -urbe
  • Hyphenation: ùr‧be

Noun[edit]

urbe f (plural urbi)

  1. (literary) city

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

urbe

  1. ablative singular of urbs

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin urbem, accusative form of urbs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ur‧be

Noun[edit]

urbe f (plural urbes)

  1. (poetic) city (large settlement)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin urbem, accusative form of urbs.

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urbe f (plural urbes)

  1. metropolis; large city
    • 2019 September 4, “Un mosaico podría aportar nuevos datos sobre el milagro de Jesús de la multiplicación de los panes”, in Clarín[1]:
      Todavía hace falta excavar y limpiar un 20 por ciento restante del mosaico. Ese proceso podrá dar más información sobre los primeros cristianos que habitaron esta antigua urbe, que quedó definitivamente destruida por un terremoto en el año 749.
      The remaining 20 percent of the mosaic still needs to be excavated and cleaned. That process may give more information about the first Christians that inhabited this ancient metropolis, which was permanently destroyed by an earthquake in the year 749.

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