aries

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See also: Aries, àries, and Áries

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁r-i-(e)t- (certain domestic animal). Cognate with Old Irish heirp (kid), erb, Ancient Greek ἔριφος (ériphos) and perhaps Old Armenian արոջ (aroǰ, lamb) and երինջ (erinǰ).

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Noun[edit]

ariēs m (genitive arietis); third declension

  1. ram
  2. battering ram
  3. beam, prop

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ariēs arietēs
genitive arietis arietum
dative arietī arietibus
accusative arietem arietēs
ablative ariete arietibus
vocative ariēs arietēs

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References[edit]

  • aries in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aries in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aries” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the battering-ram strikes the wall: aries murum attingit, percutit
  • aries in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aries in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 54