aprilis

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See also: április and aprīlis

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps based on Etruscan Apru, from Ancient Greek Ἀφροδίτη (Aphrodítē, Venus).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aprīlis m, f (neuter aprīle); third declension

  1. Of April.

Usage notes[edit]

In Latin, the month names are used as adjectives. In the Classical period, this adjective modifies a noun identifying a particular day, from which the date was reckoned. In Medieval Latin and later periods, the adjective modifies a numeral for the day of the month.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative aprīlis aprīle aprīlēs aprīlia
genitive aprīlis aprīlis aprīlium aprīlium
dative aprīlī aprīlī aprīlibus aprīlibus
accusative aprīlem aprīle aprīlēs aprīlia
ablative aprīlī aprīlī aprīlibus aprīlibus
vocative aprīlis aprīle aprīlēs aprīlia

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