See also: ñubes

Asturian edit

Noun edit


  1. plural of nube

Galician edit

Noun edit


  1. plural of nube

Latin edit

nūbēs (a cloud)

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Italic *nouðetis, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)newdʰ-e-ti-s, from *(s)newdʰ- (to cover). Cognate with Welsh nudd (haze), Avestan 𐬯𐬥𐬀𐬊𐬜𐬀 (snaoδa, clouds), Baluchi [script needed] (nod, raincloud).[1]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

nūbēs f (genitive nūbis); third declension

  1. cloud
  2. swarm, multitude
    Synonyms: multitūdō, mōlēs, frequentia, acervus, ūbertās, cōpia
  3. phantom, something insubstantial
  4. cloudiness, gloominess
  5. concealment, obscurity
    Synonym: obscūritās
  6. (figuratively) storm-cloud, the appearance of a coming danger
  7. bad luck, misfortune
    Synonyms: plāga, īnfortūnium, calamitās, cāsus, miseria, vulnus, malum, cruciātus

Declension edit

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nūbēs nūbēs
Genitive nūbis nūbium
Dative nūbī nūbibus
Accusative nūbem nūbēs
Ablative nūbe nūbibus
Vocative nūbēs nūbēs

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References edit

  • nubes”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nubes”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nubes in Enrico Olivetti, editor (2003-2024), Dizionario Latino, Olivetti Media Communication
  • nubes 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)
  • nubes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 417

Spanish edit

Noun edit

nubes f pl

  1. plural of nube