hiems

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰéyōm. Cognate with Ancient Greek χιών ‎(khiṓn, snow), χεῖμα ‎(kheîma, snow), χειμών ‎(kheimṓn, snow), Welsh gaeaf, Sanskrit हिम ‎(himá), Hittite 𒄀𒈠𒀭 ‎(giman), Armenian ձմեռ ‎(jmeṙ), Proto-Slavic *zima.

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Noun[edit]

hiems f ‎(genitive hiemis); third declension

  1. winter

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hiems hiemēs
genitive hiemis hiemum
dative hiemī hiemibus
accusative hiemem hiemēs
ablative hieme hiemibus
vocative hiems hiemēs

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References[edit]

  • hiems” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • hiems” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in the height of summer, depth of winter: summa aestate, hieme
    • winter is at hand: hiems subest