meridies

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dyew-

From medius ‎(middle) + diēs ‎(day).

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merīdiēs m ‎(genitive merīdiēī); fifth declension

  1. midday, noon
  2. south

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Fifth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative merīdiēs merīdiēs
genitive merīdiēī merīdiērum
dative merīdiēī merīdiēbus
accusative merīdiem merīdiēs
ablative merīdiē merīdiēbus
vocative merīdiēs merīdiēs

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References[edit]

  • meridies” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • meridies” 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 lie to the east, west, south, north: spectare in (vergere ad) orientem (solem), occidentem (solem), ad meridiem, in septentriones