aes

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See also: äes, áes, and AES

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aes

  1. (rare) plural of a, the name of the letter A.
    • Mouthing out his hollow oes and aes, Deep-chested music. (Alfred Tennyson)

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aes

  1. easy

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *aos, early *ajos, from Proto-Indo-European *áyos, h₂éyos.

Cognate with English ore.

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Noun[edit]

aes n ‎(genitive aeris); third declension

  1. money, pay, fee, fare
  2. copper, bronze, brass
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Aeneid 8.445
      Fluit aes riuis aurique metallum, uulnificusque chalybs uasta fornace liquescit.
      Bronze and golden ore flowed in streams, and steel, that deals wounds, melted in a vast furnace.
  3. payment, debt

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aes aera
genitive aeris aerum
dative aerī aeribus
accusative aes aera
ablative aere aeribus
vocative aes aera

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References[edit]

  • aes in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • AES in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • aes in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • coined money; bullion: aes (argentum) signatum
    • to incur debts: aes alienum (always in sing.) facere, contrahere
    • to incur debts on a large scale: grande, magnum (opp. exiguum) aes alienum conflare
    • to get into debt: incidere in aes alienum
    • to be in debt: aes alienum habere
    • to pay one's debts: aes alienum dissolvere, exsolvere
    • to engrave a law upon a brazen tablet: legem in aes incīdere
    • (ambiguous) to breathe the air: aera spiritu ducere
    • (ambiguous) to be in debt: in aere alieno esse
    • (ambiguous) to be deeply in debt: aere alieno obrutum, demersum esse
    • (ambiguous) to have pressing debts: aere alieno oppressum esse
    • (ambiguous) to get out of debt: ex aere alieno exire
    • (ambiguous) to get out of debt: aere alieno liberari
    • (ambiguous) to be fined 10,000 asses: decem milibus aeris damnari
  • aes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aes in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin