poesis

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ποίησις ‎(poíēsis, production, composition).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

poēsis f ‎(genitive poēsis); third declension

  1. poetry
  2. a poem

Declension[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative poēsis poēsēs
genitive poēsis poēsium
dative poēsī poēsibus
accusative poēsin poēsēs
ablative poēse poēsibus
vocative poēsis poēsēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • pŏēsis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • poesis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pŏēsis on page 1,194/2 of Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • dramatic poetry: poesis scaenica
    • to devote oneself to poetry: se conferre ad poesis studium
    • to transplant to Rome one of the branches of poesy: poesis genus ad Romanos transferre
  • poesis in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 20.11.03) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • poēsis” on page 1,396/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

poesis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of poesi