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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Declension forms of vera(being, stay).

NounEdit

veru f

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

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Declension forms of vera(being, stay).

NounEdit

veru f

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

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *gʷeru(spit) (whence Umbrian 𐌁𐌄𐌓𐌅𐌀(berva, acc.pl.), 𐌁𐌄𐌓𐌖𐌔(berus, sacrificial instrument, abl.pl.)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷer(H)-u-(spit). Cognate of Old Irish bir, biur(spear, spit), Welsh ber(spear, spit) (from Proto-Celtic *beru).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

Fourth declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative verū verua
genitive verūs veruum
dative verū veribus
accusative verū verua
ablative verū veribus
vocative verū verua

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “veru, -ūs”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 668
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 62