EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tepor, teporem.

NounEdit

tepor (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) Lukewarmness, tepidness, moderate warmth.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tepeō +‎ -or. Proto-Indo-European *tépos (heat) is also possible, though the problem is the shift to masculine and the change to an R-stem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tepor m (genitive tepōris); third declension

  1. gentle warmth; tepidity

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tepor tepōrēs
Genitive tepōris tepōrum
Dative tepōrī tepōribus
Accusative tepōrem tepōrēs
Ablative tepōre tepōribus
Vocative tepor tepōrēs

DescendantsEdit

  • English: tepor
  • Italian: tepore

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