caseus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kwat- (to ferment, become sour). Related to Old English hwaþerian (to roar, foam, surge), dialectal Swedish hvå (foam), Latvian kūsāt (to boil), Old Church Slavonic квасъ (kvasŭ, leaven; sour drink), Sanskrit क्वथते (kváthate, it boils).

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Noun[edit]

cāseus m (genitive cāseī); second declension

  1. cheese

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cāseus cāseī
genitive cāseī cāseōrum
dative cāseō cāseīs
accusative cāseum cāseōs
ablative cāseō cāseīs
vocative cāsee cāseī

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References[edit]

  • caseus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caseus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “caseus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • caseus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • caseus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers