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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tribus(tribe)

NounEdit

tribus

  1. (taxonomy) The taxon tribe

CatalanEdit

NounEdit

tribus

  1. plural of tribu

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

tribus f

  1. plural of tribu

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Maybe from the stem of trēs(three) + an element from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH-(to grow, become, come into being, appear), originally referring to three divisions of the Roman people (cf. infra).

NounEdit

tribus f ‎(genitive tribūs); fourth declension

  1. One of the three original tribes of Rome: Ramnes, Tities, Luceres.
  2. A division of the Roman people.
  3. A tribe.
  4. The mob, the lower classes.
InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tribus tribūs
genitive tribūs tribuum
dative tribuī tribibus
accusative tribum tribūs
ablative tribū tribibus
vocative tribus tribūs

Dative/ablative plural also tribubus.

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tribus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tribus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • TRIBUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.tribus”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to obtain many (few) votes in a century or tribe: multa (pauca) puncta in centuria (tribu) aliqua ferre
    • to gain the vote of a century or tribe: centuriam, tribum ferre (Planc. 49)
    • to expel some one from his tribe: tribu movere aliquem
    • (ambiguous) a word with you: tribus verbis te volo
  • tribus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tribus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • tribus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume III, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 1090

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of trēs(three)

NumeralEdit

tribus

  1. dative masculine of trēs
  2. dative feminine of trēs
  3. dative neuter of trēs
  4. ablative masculine of trēs
  5. ablative feminine of trēs
  6. ablative neuter of trēs

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

tribus f pl

  1. plural of tribu