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 form of the past participle of venir

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *wes- (to sell, buy); see also 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.

Number 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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers