Caius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Etruscan 𐌂𐌀𐌉𐌄 (Caie), from an era when the letter C represented the phonetic value /ɡ/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cāius m (genitive Cāiī); second declension

  1. (archaic or hypercorrect) Alternative form of Gaius

References[edit]

  • Caius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Caius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette