See also: vérű and веру

Faroese

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Etymology

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Declension forms of vera (being, stay).

Noun

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veru f

  1. accusative singular of vera
  2. dative singular of vera
  3. genitive singular of vera

Icelandic

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Etymology

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Declension forms of vera (being, stay).

Noun

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veru f

  1. indefinite accusative singular of vera
  2. indefinite dative singular of vera
  3. indefinite genitive singular of vera

Latin

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-Italic *gʷeru (spit), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷéru.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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verū n (genitive verūs); fourth declension

  1. spit, broach (esp. for roasting)
  2. dart, javelin
  3. (in the plural) paling or railing around an altar or tomb
  4. a critical sign on the margin of a book, obelus

Declension

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Fourth-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative verū verua
Genitive verūs veruum
Dative verū veribus
Accusative verū verua
Ablative verū veribus
Vocative verū verua

Derived terms

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References

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  • veru”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • veru in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Maltese

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Sicilian veru and/or Italian vero, both from Latin verus.

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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veru (feminine singular vera, plural veri or vera)

  1. (usually prepositioned) real, actual, true
    il-veru sens tal-ħajjathe real sense of life
  2. (usually postpositioned) true, truthful
    tweġiba veraa true answer

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Noun

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veru f (definite singular vero, indefinite plural verur, definite plural verune)

  1. (pre-1917) alternative form of vere