fagus

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Latin[edit]

fāgus (beech tree)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (beech tree), same source as English beech, Russian бузина (buziná, elder), Ancient Greek φηγός (phēgós, oak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fāgus f (genitive fāgī); second declension

  1. beech tree
    • Vergilius; found in both Georgicon (Book IV, line 566) and Eclogae (Book I, line 1)
      Sub tegmine fagi.
      Under the shade of a beach tree.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fāgus fāgī
genitive fāgī fāgōrum
dative fāgō fāgīs
accusative fāgum fāgōs
ablative fāgō fāgīs
vocative fāge fāgī

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References[edit]

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

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