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.

Case Singular
nominative Gāius
genitive Gāiī
Gāī1
dative Gāiō
accusative Gāium
ablative Gāiō
vocative Gāī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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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.

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

The noun Gāius possesses several irregularly syncopated forms in the nominative, dative, ablative, and vocative plurals.