autumnus

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier auctumnus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ewǵ- (cold). Compare Old Irish úacht, Lithuanian áušti (to cool off), Old Armenian ոյծ (oyc). Possibly influenced by auctus (enriched, enlarged, ample).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

autumnus m (genitive autumnī); second declension

  1. autumn, fall

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative autumnus autumnī
genitive autumnī autumnōrum
dative autumnō autumnīs
accusative autumnum autumnōs
ablative autumnō autumnīs
vocative autumne autumnī

Adjective[edit]

autumnus m (feminine autumna, neuter autumnum); first/second declension

  1. autumn (attributive), autumnal

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative autumnus autumna autumnum autumnī autumnae autumna
genitive autumnī autumnae autumnī autumnōrum autumnārum autumnōrum
dative autumnō autumnō autumnīs
accusative autumnum autumnam autumnum autumnōs autumnās autumna
ablative autumnō autumnā autumnō autumnīs
vocative autumne autumna autumnum autumnī autumnae autumna

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • autumnus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “autumnus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre