abies

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

abies

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of aby

Etymology 2[edit]

From the genus name Abies.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.biˌiz/, /ˈæ.biˌiz/

Noun[edit]

abies (uncountable)

  1. (botany) A tree of the genus Abies.

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

abies m (plural abies)

  1. (botany, archaic) A fir tree.

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Latin[edit]

abiēs (a silver fir)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *abiets.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abiēs f (genitive abiētis); third declension

  1. silver fir (Abies alba)
  2. (poetic) anything made of deal (fir wood)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative abiēs abiētēs
genitive abiētis abiētum
dative abiētī abiētibus
accusative abiētem abiētēs
ablative abiēte abiētibus
vocative abiēs abiētēs

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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  • abies in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879