verum

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

verum

  1. indefinite dative plural of vera

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverbial accusative of vērus (true).

Adverb[edit]

vērum (not comparable)

  1. truly; even so
  2. but; yet; however
  3. still

Etymology 2[edit]

Nominalization of the neuter of vērus (true).

Noun[edit]

vērum n (genitive vērī); second declension

  1. reality, fact
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vērum vēra
genitive vērī vērōrum
dative vērō vērīs
accusative vērum vēra
ablative vērō vērīs
vocative vērum vēra

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Adjective[edit]

vērum

  1. inflection of vērus:
    1. nominative neuter singular
    2. accusative masculine singular
    3. accusative neuter singular
    4. vocative neuter singular

Etymology 4[edit]

From vēr (spring)

Noun[edit]

vērum n

  1. genitive plural of vēr

References[edit]

  • verum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • verum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “verum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • verum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) my dream is coming true: somnium verum evādit (Div. 2. 53. 108)
    • (ambiguous) to speak the truth, admit the truth: verum dicere, profiteri
    • (ambiguous) to be very near the truth: proxime ad verum accedere
    • (ambiguous) to make a copy true to nature: aliquid ad verum exprimere
    • (ambiguous) but to return from the digression we have been making: verum ut ad id, unde digressa est oratio, revertamur
    • (ambiguous) to put it exactly: si quaeris, si verum quaerimus