perennis

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

per- (throughout) +‎ annus ([the] year)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

perennis (neuter perenne); third declension

  1. perennial
  2. continual, everlasting, perpetual

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative perennis perenne perennēs perennia
genitive perennis perennium
dative perennī perennibus
accusative perennem perenne perennēs perennia
ablative perennī perennibus
vocative perennis perenne perennēs perennia

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References[edit]

  • perennis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • perennis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • perennis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a perpetual spring: aqua iugis, perennis
  • perennis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • perennis in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray