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funus m

  1. (archaic, informal) funeral
    Synonym: pohřeb

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Further reading[edit]

  • funus in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • funus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989



From Proto-Italic *fūnos, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- (to die), which would make it a cognate with English death.



fūnus n (genitive fūneris); third declension

  1. funeral
  2. death


Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fūnus fūnera
Genitive fūneris fūnerum
Dative fūnerī fūneribus
Accusative fūnus fūnera
Ablative fūnere fūneribus
Vocative fūnus fūnera

Derived terms[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
  • funus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • funus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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