funus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- (to die).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fūnus n (genitive fūneris); third declension

  1. funeral, death

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fūnus fūnera
genitive fūneris fūnerum
dative fūnerī fūneribus
accusative fūnus fūnera
ablative fūnere fūneribus
vocative fūnus fūnera

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • funus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • funus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “funus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • funus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be interred (at the expense of the state, at one's own cost): funere efferri or simply efferri (publice; publico, suo sumptu)
    • to carry out the funeral obsequies: funus alicui facere, ducere (Cluent. 9. 28)
    • to attend a person's funeral: funus alicuius exsequi
    • to attend a person's funeral: exsequias alicuius funeris prosequi
    • to celebrate the obsequies: funus or exsequias celebrare
  • funus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • funus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin