requies

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See also: réquies

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- (again) + quiēs (quiet, rest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

requiēs f (variously declined, genitive requiētis or requiēī or requiē); third declension, fifth declension

  1. rest, repose
    Requiem aeternam dōnā eīs, Domine; et lūx perpetua lūceat eīs. (First line of the introit of the w:Requiem mass)
    Grant them eternal rest, Lord; and may perpetual light shine on them.
  2. a place of rest

Declension[edit]

The singular also attests 5th declension forms.

Third-declension noun or fifth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative requiēs requiētēs
Genitive requiētis
requiēī
requiē
requiētum
Dative requiētī
requiēī
requiētibus
Accusative requiētem
requiem
requiētēs
Ablative requiēte
requiē
requiētibus
Vocative requiēs requiētēs

Descendants[edit]

  • English: requiem
  • Portuguese: réquie, requiem, réquia

References[edit]

  • requies”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • requies”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • requies in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • requies in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette