aetas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*h₂ey-

Syncope of earlier aevitās, from Proto-Italic *aiwotāts, from *aiwom (whence also aevum) + *-tāts (whence also -tās), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ey-u- ‎(vital energy), from *h₂ey-. Surface etymology: from aevum +‎ -tās.

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Noun[edit]

aetās f ‎(genitive aetātis); third declension

  1. lifetime, age
  2. (metonymically) a generation

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aetās aetātēs
genitive aetātis aetātum
dative aetātī aetātibus
accusative aetātem aetātēs
ablative aetāte aetātibus
vocative aetās aetātēs

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