aestus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eydʰ- (burn; fire). Cognate with Latin aestās, poss. aedis, Ancient Greek αἴθω (aíthō)), Old English ād (pyre).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aestus m (genitive aestūs); fourth declension

  1. heat
  2. fire
  3. tide

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aestus aestūs
genitive aestūs aestuum
dative aestuī aestibus
accusative aestum aestūs
ablative aestū aestibus
vocative aestus aestūs

References[edit]

  • aestus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879