feriae

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

feriae

  1. plural of feria

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *fēs-io-, *fēsja- (whence Oscan 𐌚𐌉𐌝𐌔𐌝𐌀𐌉𐌔 (fiísíais), 𐌚𐌉𐌉𐌔𐌉𐌉𐌔 (fiisiis), 𐌚𐌉𐌔𐌉𐌀𐌝𐌔 (fisiaís, dat.-abl. pl.)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁s-yo-, from *dʰéh₁s (god, godhead, deity), related to Latin fēstus (festive). Cognate with Ancient Greek θεός (theós, god, goddess).

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Noun[edit]

fēriae f pl (genitive fēriārum); first declension

  1. festival, holiday
  2. rest, peace, leisure

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Plural
nominative fēriae
genitive fēriārum
dative fēriīs
accusative fēriās
ablative fēriīs
vocative fēriae

Usage notes[edit]

This word is used almost exclusively in the plural.

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