aestas

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *aissāts, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eydʰ- (burn; fire). Cognate with Latin aestus, poss. aedis, Ancient Greek αἴθω (aíthō)), Old English ād (pyre).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aestās f (genitive aestātis); third declension

  1. summer

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aestās aestātēs
genitive aestātis aestātum
dative aestātī aestātibus
accusative aestātem aestātēs
ablative aestāte aestātibus
vocative aestās aestātēs

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References[edit]

  • aestas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aestas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aestas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in the height of summer, depth of winter: summa aestate, hieme