hebes

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hebes

  1. plural of hebe

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Arapaho[edit]

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hebes

  1. beaver (aquatic rodent)

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Etymology[edit]

From hebeō (I am blunt or dull).

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hebes (genitive hebetis); third declension

  1. blunt, dull, not sharp or pointed
  2. (of senses) dim, faint, dull; tasteless, without smell
  3. (figuratively) dull, obtuse, sluggish, heavy, stupid; slow, tardy

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative hebes hebetēs hebetia
genitive hebetis hebetium
dative hebetī hebetibus
accusative hebetem hebes hebetēs hebetia
ablative hebetī hebetibus
vocative hebes hebetēs hebetia

Note that there is an alternative accusative singular form hebem and an alternative ablative singular form hebete:

  • Aulus Cornelius Celsus, De Medicina, 7, 3. In: Celsus De Medicina with an English translation by W. G. Spencer In three columes III, 1961, page 304 and the following (the text of an older reprint online: Celsus: De Medicina)
    Item procedente curatione eruptio sanguinis, aut si, antequam sinus carne impleatur, orae carnosae fiunt, illa quoque ipsa carne hebete nec firma.
    Again, bad signs in the course of the treatment are: haemorrhage, or if the margins become fleshy before the sinus has been filled up by flesh, and this flesh is insensitive and not firm.

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