thius

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See also: þius

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θεῖος (theîos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

thīus m (genitive thīī); second declension

  1. (Late Latin) uncle
    • 556 AD - 636 AD, Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, page VIII:
      Tius Graecum est. Patruus frater patris est, quasi pater alius.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative thīus thīī
Genitive thīī thīōrum
Dative thīō thīīs
Accusative thīum thīōs
Ablative thīō thīīs
Vocative thī thīī

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: tíu
  • Catalan: tio
  • Corsican: ziu
  • Italian: zio

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • thius in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • thius in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • thius in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Old Saxon[edit]

Determiner[edit]

thius

  1. nominative feminine singular of these