mensis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s(moon, month), probably from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁-(to measure), referring to the moon's phases as the measure of time. Cognate with Ancient Greek μήν(mḗn), μήνη(mḗnē), English month; Scots moneth(month); North Frisian muunt(month); Saterland Frisian Mound(month), Dutch maand(month); German Low German Maand, Monat(month); German Monat(month); Danish måned(month); Swedish månad(month); Icelandic mánuði(month); Armenian ամիս(amis); Old Irish ; Old Church Slavonic мѣсѧць(měsęcĭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mēnsis m ‎(genitive mēnsis); third declension

  1. month
Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mēnsis mēnsēs
genitive mēnsis mēnsium
dative mēnsī mēnsibus
accusative mēnsem mēnsēs
ablative mēnse mēnsibus
vocative mēnsis mēnsēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of mēnsa(table).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mēnsīs

  1. dative plural of mēnsa
  2. ablative plural of mēnsa

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