lebes

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λέβης (lébēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lebes m (genitive lebētis); third declension

  1. A copper basin, kettle, cauldron, used either for washing or boiling.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lebes lebētēs
genitive lebētis lebētium
dative lebētī lebētibus
accusative lebētem
lebētim
lebētēs
lebētīs
ablative lebēte
lebētī
lebētibus
vocative lebes lebētēs

References[edit]

  • lebes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lebes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “lebes”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • lebes” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • lebes in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • lebes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lebes in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin