venus

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See also: Venus, Venüs, Vénus, and Vênus

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Translingual Venus (a genus of clams), from Latin

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

venus (plural venuses)

  1. Any of the bivalve molluscs in the genus Venus or family Veneridae.

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

venus

  1. conditional of veni

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

venus

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of venir

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

venus

  1. conditional of venar

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wes- (to sell, buy). Cognate with vīlis, Ancient Greek ὦνος (ônos), ὠνέομαι (ōnéomai, to buy), Sanskrit वस्नयति (vasnayati, to haggle), वस्न (vasna, price).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vēnus m (genitive vēnūs); fourth declension

  1. sale, purchase

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vēnus vēnūs
genitive vēnūs vēnuum
dative vēnuī vēnibus
accusative vēnum vēnūs
ablative vēnū vēnibus
vocative vēnus vēnūs

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References[edit]

  • venus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • venus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “venus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • venus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • venus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • venus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill