aestas

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Etymology[edit]

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

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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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • aestas” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in the height of summer, depth of winter: summa aestate, hieme