terrestris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From terra (earth; Earth; land) + -astris ("-ish": forming adj. expressing incomplete resemblance).

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Adjective[edit]

terrestris m, f (neuter terrestre); third declension

  1. Of or pertaining to the earth or land; terrestrial, earthly.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative terrestris terrestre terrestrēs terrestria
genitive terrestris terrestris terrestrium terrestrium
dative terrestrī terrestrī terrestribus terrestribus
accusative terrestrem terrestre terrestrēs terrestria
ablative terrestrī terrestrī terrestribus terrestribus
vocative terrestris terrestre terrestrēs terrestria

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References[edit]

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