sitis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰgʷʰítis ‎(perishing, destruction, decrease), with the Proto-Indo-European cluster *dʰgʷʰ- metathesizing into pre-Italic *gʷʰdʰ-, yielding *kts- and finally Latin s-. Cognates include Sanskrit क्षिति ‎(kṣíti, perishing, downfall) and Ancient Greek φθίσις ‎(phthísis, decrease, emaciation).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sitis f ‎(genitive sitis); third declension

  1. thirst
Inflection[edit]

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in .

Case Singular
nominative sitis
genitive sitis
dative sitī
accusative sitem
sitim
ablative site
sitī
vocative sitis
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • sitis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sitis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sitis in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to allay one's hunger, thirst: famem, sitim explere
    • to become thirsty: sitim colligere
    • to slake one's thirst by a draught of cold water: sitim haustu gelidae aquae sedare
    • (ambiguous) to suffer agonies of thirst: siti cruciari, premi
    • (ambiguous) to be able to endure hunger and thirst: famis et sitis patientem esse
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 568

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of sum ‎(I am).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sītis

  1. second-person plural present active subjunctive of sum

Latvian[edit]

Participle[edit]

sitis (def. situšais)

  1. having hit, having struck, having beaten; indefinite past active participle of sist 

Declension[edit]