hiems

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰim-, *ǵʰyem-. Cognate with Ancient Greek χιών (khiṓn, snow), χεῖμα (kheîma, snow), χειμών (kheimṓn, snow), Welsh gaeaf, Sanskrit हिम (himá), Hittite 𒄀𒈠𒀭 (giman), Armenian ձմեռ (jmeṙ), Proto-Slavic *zima.

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Noun[edit]

hiems f (genitive hiemis); third declension

  1. winter

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hiems hiemēs
genitive hiemis hiemum
dative hiemī hiemibus
accusative hiemem hiemēs
ablative hieme hiemibus
vocative hiems hiemēs

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References[edit]

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