aedis

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally “place with a hearth”, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eydʰ-(burn; fire). Cognate with Latin aestus, aestās, Ancient Greek αἴθω(aíthō), Old English ād(pyre).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aedis f ‎(genitive aedis); third declension

  1. temple, shrine
  2. tomb
  3. room
  4. sing. dwelling (of gods) pl. house, abode (for people)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aedis aedēs
genitive aedis aedium
dative aedī aedibus
accusative aedem aedēs
ablative aede aedibus
vocative aedis aedēs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ayto, Word Origins