foris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (door, gate). Cognates include Sanskrit द्वार् (dvā́r), Ancient Greek θύρα (thura) and Old English duru and dor (English door). O-grade derivation of the same Proto-Indo-European root also yielded Latin forum.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

foris f (genitive foris); third declension

  1. door
  2. gate
  3. opening
  4. entrance
Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative foris forēs
genitive foris forium
dative forī foribus
accusative forem forēs
forīs
ablative fore foribus
vocative foris forēs
Synonyms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]
Adverb[edit]

forīs (not comparable)

  1. outside, outdoors
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See forum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

forīs

  1. dative plural of forum
  2. ablative plural of forum