orbis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin. May stem from from Proto-Indo-European *h₃erbhis (circle, orb)

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Noun[edit]

orbis m (genitive orbis); third declension

  1. circle, ring
  2. a circular motion
  3. a rotation
  4. a disc or disc-shaped object
  5. the Earth, the world

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem, alternative ablative singular in .

Number Singular Plural
nominative orbis orbēs
genitive orbis orbium
dative orbī orbibus
accusative orbem orbīs
orbēs
ablative orbī
orbe
orbibus
vocative orbis orbēs

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