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Latin

nūbēs (a cloud)

Etymology

Collateral form of nūbis < Proto-IndoEuropean.

Pronunciation

Noun

nūbēs (genitive nūbis); f, third declension

  1. cloud
  2. swarm, multitude
  3. phantom, something insubstantial
  4. cloudiness, gloominess
  5. concealment, obscurity
  6. (figuratively) storm-cloud, the appearance of a coming danger

Inflection

Third declension, parisyllabic i-stem variation (3:PAR).

Number Singular Plural
nominative nūbēs nūbēs
genitive nūbis nūbium
dative nūbī nūbibus
accusative nūbem nūbēs 1
ablative nūbe nūbibus
vocative nūbēs nūbēs
1 May also be nubīs.

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