levir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Noun[edit]

levir ‎(plural levirs)

  1. A husband's brother.

Usage notes[edit]


Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

levir

  1. past infinitive of levar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *daiwēr, from Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr ‎(one's brother-in-law)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēvir m ‎(genitive lēvirī); second declension

  1. one's husband's brother

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lēvir lēvirī
genitive lēvirī lēvirōrum
dative lēvirō lēvirīs
accusative lēvirum lēvirōs
ablative lēvirō lēvirīs
vocative lēvir1 lēvirī

1May also be lēvire.

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