FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin acerbus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

acerbe (plural acerbes)

  1. acerb (bitter to the taste)
  2. harsh

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

acerbe

  1. feminine plural of acerbo

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

acerbus +‎

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

acerbē (comparative acerbius, superlative acerbissimē)

  1. stridently
  2. cruelly, harshly
  3. severely

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

acerbe

  1. vocative masculine singular of acerbus

ReferencesEdit

  • acerbe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • acerbe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • acerbe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to demand payment: pecuniam exigere (acerbe)
    • (ambiguous) to exact the taxes (with severity): vectigalia exigere (acerbe)

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

acerbe

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of acerbar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of acerbar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of acerbar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of acerbar