quies

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*kʷyeh₁-

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷieh₁-ti-, from *kʷyeh₁-. Cognates include Avestan [script needed] ‎(šāiti-, happiness), Old Persian [script needed] ‎(šiyāti-, luck), Old Armenian հանգչիմ ‎(hangčʿim). See also tranquillus.

Noun[edit]

quiēs f ‎(genitive quiētis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative quiēs quiētēs
genitive quiētis quiētum
dative quiētī quiētibus
accusative quiētem quiētēs
ablative quiēte quiētibus
vocative quiēs quiētēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • quies” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • quies” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in a dream: per quietem, in quiete
  • 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