avus

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See also: ávus and Avus

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

avus

  1. inessive plural of ava

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • avos (pre-classical)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avus m (genitive avī); second declension

  1. grandfather
  2. an ancestor, a progenitor, a forefather, a forebear
    Synonyms: patriarcha, prōgenitor
  3. an old man
    Synonyms: seneciō, senex, veglō

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative avus avī
Genitive avī avōrum
Dative avō avīs
Accusative avum avōs
Ablative avō avīs
Vocative ave avī

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Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aragonese: agüelo
  • Aromanian: aush
  • Asturian: güelu, buelu
  • Catalan: avi
  • English: atavism
  • French: aïeul
  • Galician: avó
  • Italian: avo, avolo

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