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  1. second-person singular present indicative of querer



From Proto-Indo-European *kʷyeh₁-ti-, from *kʷyeh₁-. Cognates include Avestan 𐬱𐬁𐬌𐬙𐬌- (šāiti-, happiness), Old Persian [script needed] (šiyāti-, luck), Old Armenian հանգչիմ (hangčʿim). See also tranquillus.



quiēs f (genitive quiētis); third declension

  1. rest, repose, quiet
  2. (figuratively) dream (per quietem, "through/in a dream")


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quiēs quiētēs
Genitive quiētis quiētum
Dative quiētī quiētibus
Accusative quiētem quiētēs
Ablative quiēte quiētibus
Vocative quiēs quiētēs

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  • quies in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quies in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quies in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in a dream: per quietem, in quiete
  • quies in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quies in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • quiet in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 388