avus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os. Cognate with Hittite 𒄷𒀪𒄩𒀸 (ḫu-uḫ-ḫa-as), Old Prussian awis, Gothic 𐌰𐍅𐍉 (awo), Old Armenian հաւ (haw) and Old Irish aue. More at eam.

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avus m (genitive avī); second declension

  1. grandfather
  2. an ancestor
  3. an old man

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative avus avī
genitive avī avōrum
dative avō avīs
accusative avum avōs
ablative avō avīs
vocative ave avī

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