Gaius

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same source as gaudeō (I rejoice).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gāius m (genitive Gāiī); second declension

  1. A masculine praenomen. Usually abbreviated to C. in writing.

Declension[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -ius.

Number Singular
nominative Gāïus
genitive Gāïī,1
Gāī
dative Gāïō
accusative Gāïum
ablative Gāïō
vocative Gāī

1In later Latin.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo.png Gaius on Wikipedia.Wikipedia - Contains a list of notable people named Caius/Gaius

Noun[edit]

Gāius m (genitive Gāī); second declension

  1. any man named “Gaius”, a Gaius
    Qui totus servatus est in Gaiorum et Quintorum laterculis.source
    Which was kept in its entirety on the registers of Gaiuses and Quintuses.

Declension[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -ius, no genitive singular in -iī,
and dative and ablative plurals in -īs (not -iīs).

Number Singular Plural
nominative Gāius Gāī
genitive Gāī Gāiōrum
dative Gāiō Gāīs
accusative Gāium Gāiōs
ablative Gāiō Gāīs
vocative Gāī Gāī