simius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See sīmia (ape, monkey)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sīmius m (genitive sīmiī or sīmī); second declension

  1. ape, monkey

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sīmius sīmiī
Genitive sīmiī
sīmī1
sīmiōrum
Dative sīmiō sīmiīs
Accusative sīmium sīmiōs
Ablative sīmiō sīmiīs
Vocative sīmie sīmiī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: singe
  • Italian: scimmia
  • Spanish: simio
  • Portuguese: símio

References[edit]

  • simius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • simius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • simius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette