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From Proto-Italic *aeznos, from earlier *ajes-nos, from Proto-Indo-European *áyos.



aēnus (feminine aēna, neuter aēnum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (relational) copper, bronze


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative aēnus aēna aēnum aēnī aēnae aēna
Genitive aēnī aēnae aēnī aēnōrum aēnārum aēnōrum
Dative aēnō aēnō aēnīs
Accusative aēnum aēnam aēnum aēnōs aēnās aēna
Ablative aēnō aēnā aēnō aēnīs
Vocative aēne aēna aēnum aēnī aēnae aēna


  • aenus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aenus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aenus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • aenus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • aenus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aenus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly