aether

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See also: Aether and æther

English[edit]

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  • (Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?) (UK) IPA(key): /ˈeː.ðə/
  • (Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?) (US) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.θɚ/
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Noun[edit]

aether (countable and uncountable, plural aethers)

  1. Alternative spelling of ether

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek αἰθήρ (aithḗr, air; ether).

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Noun[edit]

aethēr m (genitive aetheris); third declension

  1. the upper, pure, bright air; ether; the heavens
  2. the air or sky; light of day
  3. the upper world, the earth (as opposed to the lower world)
  4. the brightness or ethereal matter surrounding a deity

Declension[edit]

Note that, in Late Latin, the plural is sometimes written as aethera. The genitive occasionally appears as the Ancient Greek, aetheros.

Third-declension noun (Greek-type, variant with nominative singular in -ēr).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aethēr aetherēs
Genitive aetheris aetherum
Dative aetherī aetheribus
Accusative aethera
aetherem
aetherēs
Ablative aethere aetheribus
Vocative aethēr aetherēs

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References[edit]

  • aether”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aether”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aether in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • aether”, in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray