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From Ancient Greek ἀέριος (aérios, high in the air), from ἀήρ (aḗr, air).





āerius (feminine āeria, neuter āerium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the air, aerial.
  2. Rising aloft, high, airy.



First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative āerius āeria āerium āeriī āeriae āeria
Genitive āeriī āeriae āeriī āeriōrum āeriārum āeriōrum
Dative āeriō āeriō āeriīs
Accusative āerium āeriam āerium āeriōs āeriās āeria
Ablative āeriō āeriā āeriō āeriīs
Vocative āerie āeria āerium āeriī āeriae āeria

Derived terms



  • Catalan: aeri
  • English: aerial, aerian
  • Galician: aéreo
  • Italian: aereo
  • Old French: aerïen
  • Portuguese: aéreo
  • Spanish: aéreo


  • aerius”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aerius in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • aerius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • aerius”, in William Smith, editor (1848), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray