See also: nero and Neró

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Nerō.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Nero

  1. Roman Emperor from 54 to 68, and the last Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
  2. An agnomen first held by Tiberius Claudius Nero, an ancestor of Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
  3. Any male member of the family Claudii Nerones, within the gens Claudia into which emperor Nero was adopted by emperor Claudius.
  4. A male given name from Latin, more common in fiction than in real life.
    • 1963, Rex Stout, Trio for Blunt Instruments, Random House LLC, published 2010, →ISBN:
      "Nero Wolfe. It's his house and he lives here." "That's an odd name. Nero Wolfe? What does he—Is he a lawyer?"

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NounEdit

Nero (plural Neros)

  1. Any cruel and wicked tyrant.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *nēr (man), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr, whence Ancient Greek ἀνήρ (anḗr).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Nerō m sg (genitive Nerōnis); third declension

  1. Roman Emperor from 54 to 68, and the last Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
  2. An agnomen first held by Tiberius Claudius Nero, an ancestor of Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
  3. Any male member of the family Claudii Nerones, within the gens Claudia into which emperor Nero was adopted by emperor Claudius.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Nerō
Genitive Nerōnis
Dative Nerōnī
Accusative Nerōnem
Ablative Nerōne
Vocative Nerō

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DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: Nerone
  • Sicilian: Niruni

ReferencesEdit

  • Nero”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Nero in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette, page 1026
  • Nero”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Nero”, in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Nero”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Nero in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)



Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Nero.

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Proper nounEdit

Nero

  1. Nero (Roman emperor)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese Nero, from Latin Nero.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɛɾu
  • Hyphenation: Ne‧ro

Proper nounEdit

Nero m

  1. Nero (Roman emperor)

NounEdit

Nero m (plural Neros)

  1. an excessively opulent or cruel statesman

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Nero.

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Proper nounEdit

Nero m (genitive singular Neróna, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. Nero

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ReferencesEdit

  • Nero in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk