What does the Latin word parabellum mean

bellum (Latin)

Part of speech: noun, (neuter)

Minor forms:
archaic: duelum
Hyphenation:
bel | lum, genitive: bel | lī
Word meaning / definition:
1) military war
Origin of the term:
attested since Naevius; the etymology is unknown; Folk etymology was related to the numeralsduo accepted; Georges-Jean Pinault uses the diminutive* duenelo- (please refer bellus) to the adjectivebonus at, its euphemistic use in expressions like bella acta or bella gesta 'Pretty good / brave deeds' on a basic meaning 'heroic deed, war' for War could interpret
Application examples:
1) "is nunc Amphitruo prefectust legionibus, / nam cum Telobois War est Thebano poplo. "(Plaut. Amph. 100-101)
1) "victores victis hostibus legiones reveniunt domum, / duello exstincto maxumo atque internecatis hostibus. "(Plaut. Amph. 188-189)
1) Germani War run down.
The Teutons lead War.
Saying / idioms:
1) domi bellique - in war and peace
Proverbs:
1) Si vis pacem, para bellum. - If you want peace, prepare for war.
Typical word combinations:
1) War gerere - wage war
1) bellum civile - civil war
Word formations:
bellare, bellicus (bellicosus), bellosus, Bellona
bellicrepus, bellifer, belliger, belligerare, bellipotens, bellisonus
perduellis

Translations

  • German: 1) War (male)

Part of speech: declined form

Hyphenation:
bel | lum
Grammatical features:
  • Accusative singular masculine of the adjective bellus
  • Nominative singular neuter of the adjective bellus
  • Accusative singular neuter of the adjective bellus
  • Vocative singular neuter of the adjective bellus

Similar terms:
bellus, bellis, bello

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in Latin:

Si vis pacem, para War.
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Qui desiderat pacem præparet War.
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Cum orator gravia dixisset, omnes War pavebant.
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Ecce War omnium versus omnes.
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Horum omnium fortissimi sunt Belgae, propterea quod a cultu atque humanitate provinciae longissime absunt, minimeque ad eos mercatores saepe commeant atque ea quae ad effeminandos animos pertinent important, proximique sunt Germanis, qui trans Rhenum incolunt, quibuscum continenter War run down.
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Qua de causa Helvetii quoque reliquos Gallos virtute praecedunt, quod fere cotidianis proeliis cum Germanis contendunt, cum aut suis finibus eos prohibent aut ipsi in eorum finibus War run down.
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Sum contra War.
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Irania Americae Foederatae War indixit.
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Mense Decembri anni millesimi nongentesimi quadragesimi primi Iaponia Americae Foederatae War indixit.
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Anno millesimo nongentesimo quadragesimo quinto War desinit.
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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "bellum":

war:… Cenk Croatian: 1) rat (male) Kurdish: 1) şer Latin: 1) bellum (neuter), arma (neuter) (plural) Latgalian: 1) kars Latvian: ...

Civil war:… Korean: 1) 내전 (naejeon) Croatian: 1) građanski rat Latin: 1) bellum civile (neuter) Luxembourgish: 1) Biergerkrich (male)…

acer:… Testantur […] hunc praesentem Cn. Pompeium, quem procul [a)] b illorum moenibus acre et magnum bellum gerentem commeatu pecuniaque iuverunt, translations See translations at ...

Bellicism: basic political stance that regards military means of achieving goals as legitimate means of politics and also tends to prefer them to peaceful means. Origin of the term: Latin bellum = war (see a

ius ad bellum: ius ad bellum (Latin) Part of Speech: Combination of Words Meaning / Definition: 1) Right to war, the right to wage war German translations: 1)


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