vestis

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Verb[edit]

vestis

  1. past of vesti

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wes-ti(h₂)-, from *wes- (to be dressed). Cognate with Old Armenian զգեստ (zgest), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐍃𐍄𐌹 (wasti), Tocharian B wastsi. The root was also the source of English wear.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vestis f (genitive vestis); third declension

  1. garment, gown, robe, vestment, clothing, vesture

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vestis vestēs
genitive vestis vestum
dative vestī vestibus
accusative vestem vestēs
ablative veste vestibus
vocative vestis vestēs

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vestīs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of vestiō

References[edit]

  • vest in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • vestis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879