Lares

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From Latin Lares

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Lares

  1. The classical Roman gods of a place, particularly homes; household deity

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Etymology[edit]

From older Lasēs, perhaps from Etruscan 𐌋𐌀𐌓(lar), 𐌋𐌀𐌓𐌔(lars), or 𐌋𐌀𐌓𐌈(lartʰ, lord).

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Noun[edit]

Larēs m (genitive Larum or Larium); third declension

  1. (Roman mythology) Lares, the classical Roman gods of a place, particularly homes; household deity

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  • The plural was archaically Lasēs.

Declension[edit]

Third declension.
Case Plural
nominative Larēs
genitive Larum
dative Laribus
accusative Larēs
ablative Laribus
vocative Larēs
Third declension i-stem.
Case Plural
nominative Larēs
genitive Larium
dative Laribus
accusative Larēs
ablative Laribus
vocative Larēs

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