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EnglishEdit

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  • ardour (chiefly British and Canadian)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman ardour, from Latin ardor, from ardere (to burn).

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NounEdit

ardor (countable and uncountable, plural ardors) (American)

  1. Great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion.
  2. Spirit. (clarification of this definition is being sought)
  3. Intense heat.

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LadinoEdit

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ārdeō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ardor m (genitive ardōris); third declension

  1. flame, fire, heat
  2. brightness, brilliancy (of the eyes)
  3. ardour, love

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ardor ardōrēs
genitive ardōris ardōrum
dative ardōrī ardōribus
accusative ardōrem ardōrēs
ablative ardōre ardōribus
vocative ardor ardōrēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • ardor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ardor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ardor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be dried up by the sun's heat: ardore solis torreri
    • enthusiasm: ardor, inflammatio animi, incitatio mentis, mentis vis incitatior
    • to damp, chill enthusiasm: ardorem animi restinguere
    • his enthusiasm has abated, cooled down: ardor animi resēdit, consedit

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Latin ardor, ardōrem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ardor m (plural ardores)

  1. burning sensation
  2. ardour (warmth of feeling)
  3. spirit; enthusiasm

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish, from Latin ardor, ardōrem.

NounEdit

ardor m (plural ardores)

  1. heat
  2. ardour
  3. burning (feeling)
  4. eagerness

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