funus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

PIE root
*dʰew-

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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • funus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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