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EtymologyEdit

From the Sabine language, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰégʷʰrwom, from *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn, warm). Cognate with febris.

NounEdit

fēbruum n (genitive fēbruī); second declension

  1. purgation; purging

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fēbruum fēbrua
genitive fēbruī fēbruōrum
dative fēbruō fēbruīs
accusative fēbruum fēbrua
ablative fēbruō fēbruīs
vocative fēbruum fēbrua

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ReferencesEdit

  • februum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • februum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • februum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • februum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 268