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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman tremour, from Old French tremor, from Latin tremor.

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NounEdit

tremor (plural tremors)

  1. A shake, quiver, or vibration.
    She felt a tremor in her stomach before going on stage.
    1. A rhythmic, uncontrollable shaking of all or part of the body due to partial muscle contractions.
      The optometrist has been losing patients ever since he developed tremors in his hand.
  2. An earthquake.
    Did you feel the tremor this morning?

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VerbEdit

tremor (third-person singular simple present tremors, present participle tremoring, simple past and past participle tremored)

  1. To shake or quiver excessively and rapidly or involuntarily; to tremble.

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese tremor (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin tremor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tremor m (plural tremores)

  1. tremor
  2. agitation

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ReferencesEdit

  • tremor” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tremor” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tremor” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tremor” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

tremor (plural tremores)

  1. (medicine) tremor

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tremō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tremor m (genitive tremōris); third declension

  1. trembling, quaking, tremor

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tremor tremōrēs
Genitive tremōris tremōrum
Dative tremōrī tremōribus
Accusative tremōrem tremōrēs
Ablative tremōre tremōribus
Vocative tremor tremōrēs

DescendantsEdit

  • English: tremor
  • French: trémeur
  • Friulian: trimôr
  • Galician: tremor

VerbEdit

tremor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of tremō

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman tremour, Old French tremour.

NounEdit

tremor (plural tremors)

  1. terror; great fear

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin tremor, possibly borrowed.

NounEdit

tremor m (oblique plural tremors, nominative singular tremors, nominative plural tremor)

  1. terror; great fear

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tremor, from Latin tremor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tremor m (plural tremores)

  1. tremor
  2. agitation

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish tremor (attested in El Cid), from Latin tremor. Although originally inherited, it was later used in some senses as a Latinism or Italianism (cf. tremore)[1].

NounEdit

tremor m (plural tremores)

  1. tremor, trembling

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