aries

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁r-i-(e)t- (certain domestic animal). Cognate with Old Irish heirp (kid), erb, Ancient Greek ἔριφος (ériphos) and perhaps Old Armenian արոջ (aroǰ, lamb) and երինջ (erinǰ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ariēs m (genitive arietis); third declension

  1. ram
  2. battering ram
  3. beam, prop

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ariēs arietēs
genitive arietis arietum
dative arietī arietibus
accusative arietem arietēs
ablative ariete arietibus
vocative ariēs arietēs

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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 54