aether

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aether (countable and uncountable, plural aethers)

  1. Alternative spelling of ether.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr, air; ether).

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aethēr m (genitive aetheris); third declension

  1. the upper, pure, bright air; ether; the heavens
  2. the air or sky; light of day
  3. the upper world, the earth (as opposed to the lower world)
  4. the brightness or ethereal matter surrounding a deity

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Note that, in Late Latin, the plural is sometimes written as aethera.

Third declension, Greek type, nominative singular in -ēr.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aethēr aetherēs
genitive aetheris aetherum
dative aetherī aetheribus
accusative aethera
aetherem
aetherēs
ablative aethere aetheribus
vocative aethēr aetherēs

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