LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

May be for *quomquam, from quom (later cum) and quam (any). Compare with cumque.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

umquam (not comparable)

  1. at any time, ever

Usage notesEdit

Most frequently in negative clauses, sometimes also in interrogations and in conditional clauses; but very seldom in affirmations

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DescendantsEdit

  • Aromanian: ningã, nica
  • Franco-Provençal: onques
  • French: onc, onques
  • Italian: unqua, unque
  • Romanian: încă

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