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EtymologyEdit

From Latin tumba < Ancient Greek τύμβος(túmbos).

NounEdit

tomba f ‎(plural tombes)

  1. tomb

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VerbEdit

tomba

  1. third-person singular past historic of tomber

IrishEdit

NounEdit

tomba m

  1. Obsolete form of tuama.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tomba thomba dtomba
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβος(túmbos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtom.ba/, [ˈt̪ombä]
  • Hyphenation: tóm‧ba

NounEdit

tomba f ‎(plural tombe)

  1. tomb, grave
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto VI, p. 98 vv. 97-98:
      «[...] ciascun rivederà la trista tomba, ¶ ripiglierà sua carne e sua figura, [...]
      «[...] each one shall find again his dismal tomb, ¶ shall reassume his flesh and his own figure, [...]
  2. (figuratively) A very narrow and gloomy habitation or room (such as a basement or cellar).
  3. (figuratively, archaic) underground cave or vault
    • 1353, Giovanni Boccaccio, Decamerone, Tommaso Hedlin (1527), page 95:
      [...] in una tomba, nella quale alcun lume non ſi vedea, [...]
      [...] into a vault, in which there was no light to be seen, [...]
    • 1472, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto XXXIV, p. 513-514, vv. 127-128:
      Luogo è là giù da Belzebù remoto ¶ tanto quanto la tomba si distende, [...]
      A place there is below, from Beelzebub ¶ as far receding as the cave extends, [...]
    • 1532, Niccolò Machiavelli, Istorie Fiorentine, page 149:
      [...] in una tōba fatta ᵱ cōſeruare frumento ſi naſcoſe [...]
      [...] [he] hid in a vault used to store wheat [...]

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