terrestris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From terra ‎(earth; Earth; land) + -astris ("-ish": forming adj. expressing incomplete resemblance).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

terrestris m, f ‎(neuter terrestre); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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 terrestria
ablative terrestrī terrestribus
vocative terrestris terrestre terrestrēs terrestria

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References[edit]

  • terrestris” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • terrestris” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • travel by land, on foot: iter terrestre, pedestre
    • geographical knowledge: regionum terrestrium aut maritimarum scientia