hortus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ǵʰer-

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰortós. Cognate with Ancient Greek χόρτος ‎(khórtos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hortus m ‎(genitive hortī); second declension

  1. garden (in a Roman villa)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hortus hortī
genitive hortī hortōrum
dative hortō hortīs
accusative hortum hortōs
ablative hortō hortīs
vocative horte hortī

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References[edit]

  • hortus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • hortus” 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 bring a stream of water through the garden: aquam ducere per hortum