terrestris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From terra (earth; Earth; land) +‎ -estris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

terrestris (neuter terrestre); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the earth or land; terrestrial, earthly.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative terrestris terrestre terrestrēs terrestria
Genitive terrestris terrestrium
Dative terrestrī terrestribus
Accusative terrestrem terrestre terrestrēs
terrestrīs
terrestria
Ablative terrestrī terrestribus
Vocative terrestris terrestre terrestrēs terrestria

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: terrestre
  • English: terrestrial
  • French: terrestre
  • Friulian: terest

References[edit]

  • terrestris in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • terrestris in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • terrestris in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • terrestris in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • travel by land, on foot: iter terrestre, pedestre
    • geographical knowledge: regionum terrestrium aut maritimarum scientia