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EtymologyEdit

From adumbrō (I cast a shadow upon”, “I sketch”, “I imitate or counterfeit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

adumbrātiō f (genitive adumbrātiōnis); third declension

  1. sketch, outline, silhouette
  2. semblance, pretense

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative adumbrātiō adumbrātiōnēs
Genitive adumbrātiōnis adumbrātiōnum
Dative adumbrātiōnī adumbrātiōnibus
Accusative adumbrātiōnem adumbrātiōnēs
Ablative adumbrātiōne adumbrātiōnibus
Vocative adumbrātiō adumbrātiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

  • English: adumbration, adumbrationism

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