See also: spumã and spumă

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin spūma.

NounEdit

spuma f (plural spume)

  1. foam

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VerbEdit

spuma

  1. third-person singular present indicative of spumare
  2. second-person singular imperative of spumare

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)poHy-m-os, from *(s)poH(y)- (foam). Related to pūmex.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

spūma f (genitive spūmae); first declension

  1. foam, froth, slime

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative spūma spūmae
Genitive spūmae spūmārum
Dative spūmae spūmīs
Accusative spūmam spūmās
Ablative spūmā spūmīs
Vocative spūma spūmae

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DescendantsEdit

Note: many of the descendant terms were merged with Latin scuma.

  • Aromanian: spumã
  • Asturian: espuma
  • Catalan: escuma, espuma
  • Dalmatian: sploima
  • English: spume
  • French: écume
  • Galician: escuma

ReferencesEdit

  • spuma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • spuma in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • spuma in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • spuma in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin spūmāre, present active infinitive of spūmō or from spumă. Compare Aromanian spumedz, spumari, Italian spumare, spumeggiare, Spanish espumar, espumear.

VerbEdit

a spuma (third-person singular present spumează, past participle spumat1st conj.

  1. to foam, froth

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