terraemotus

See also: terrae motus

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From terrae, genitive of terra (earth) + mōtus (movement). Literally meaning "movement of the earth".

NounEdit

terraemōtus m (genitive terraemōtūs); fourth declension

  1. earthquake

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative terraemōtus terraemōtūs
Genitive terraemōtūs terraemōtuum
Dative terraemōtuī terraemōtibus
Accusative terraemōtum terraemōtūs
Ablative terraemōtū terraemōtibus
Vocative terraemōtus terraemōtūs

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: tërmet
  • English: terremote
  • Friulian: taramot
  • Italian: terremoto, tremuoto