idus

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

According to Macrobius (Macr. Sat. 1, 15. § 17) from Etruscan īduo, infinitive īduāre, meaning to divide. [1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

īdūs f pl ‎(genitive īduum); fourth declension (plural only)

  1. The ides; in the Roman calendar the fifteenth day of March, May, July, October, and the thirteenth day of the other months. Eight days after the nones.

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Plural
nominative īdūs
genitive īduum
dative īdibus
accusative īdūs
ablative īdibus
vocative īdūs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • idus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • idus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ John Smith, The New Hampshire Latin grammar: comprehending all the necessary rules in orthography, etymology, syntax, and prosody; with explanatory and critical notes, and an appendix, Boston, 1802, p. 119: „We may derive idus from iduare, an obsolete word signifying to divide.“
  2. ^ īduo, āre in Karl Ernst Georges' Ausführliches lateinisch-deutsches Handwörterbuch at www.zeno.org

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin īdūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

idus m pl ‎(plurale tantum)

  1. (historical) ides