quies

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

quies

  1. second-person singular present indicative of querer

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *kʷjētis, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷyéh₁-ti-s, from *kʷyeh₁- (to rest). Cognates include Avestan 𐬱𐬁𐬌𐬙𐬌-(šāiti-, happiness), Old Persian [script needed] (šiyāti-, luck), Old Armenian հանգչիմ (hangčʿim). See also tranquillus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quiēs f (genitive quiētis); third declension

  1. the rest of sleep, repose
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 4.667-668:
      excutitur terrōre quiēs: Numa vīsa revolvit
      et sēcum ambāgēs caecaque iussa refert
      Rest is being driven out by terror: Numa ponders the visions,
      and within himself he recalls the ambiguities and obscure commands.

      (King Numa Pompilius is startled awake after dreaming of how to appease Demeter/Ceres (mythology) and restore prosperity to the farmers.)
  2. quiet, calm, lull, peace, cessation from labor
    Synonyms: otium, tranquillitas, serenitas, pax
    Antonyms: rebellio, seditio, turba, inquies, concursus, perculsus, tumultus
  3. (figuratively) dream
    per quiētem
    through/in a dream
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quiēs quiētēs
Genitive quiētis quiētum
Dative quiētī quiētibus
Accusative quiētem quiētēs
Ablative quiēte quiētibus
Vocative quiēs quiētēs
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 388

Etymology 2[edit]

See above.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quiēs (genitive quiētis, comparative quiētior, superlative quiētissimus, adverb quiētē); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. (Old Latin) Alternative form of quiētus
    • c. 270 BCEc. 201 BCE, Gnaeus Naevius, Bellum Punicum 2:
      Iamque eius mentem Fortūna fēcerat quiētem.
      And now Fortune made his mind relaxed.
Declension[edit]

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative quiēs quiētēs quiētia
Genitive quiētis quiētium
Dative quiētī quiētibus
Accusative quiētem quiēs quiētēs quiētia
Ablative quiētī quiētibus
Vocative quiēs quiētēs quiētia
See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • quies”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quies in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette